Monday, November 10, 2008

DH worked for a major tv network for 25 years
and then decided to take a leap and go out on his own.
He worked with many talented people on this production
which will air on PBS in Connecticut, channel 10,
on Monday, November 10, 2008. 


Background.
A theatre arts class at our local high school
created an original play about the Iraq war 
derived from interviews, letters and essays 
written by Iraqi civilians and American soldiers serving in Iraq.
The school principal deemed the production to be 
too controversial 
and 
all performances were canceled.

An article about this production and subsequent ban 


The students received thousands of supportive messages, 
including some from soldiers serving in Iraq.
With the support of many other arts organizations, 
this original work was 
finally performed at The Fairfield Theatre Company in Connecticut, 
The Public Theatre in New York City and
the Culture Project and the Vineyard Theatre, also in NYC. 
This past summer the students reunited to perform this piece for 
 Connecticut Public Television.
If you live in Connecticut you can view the
production on Monday, November 10th at 9:00PM on PBS, Channel 10.

click below for a clip

video

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