Albany Civic Theater presents American Soldiers | WAMC
  • Albany Civic Theater, Albany
  • Every 1 week(s) between
    January 31, 2020 and February 16, 2020
  • Category: Theater & Dance: Plays

Event Details

  • Every 1 week(s) between
    January 31, 2020 and February 16, 2020
  • Fridays, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sundays, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • $18 regular admission $10 student admission with valid id


Event Description

Albany Civic Theater is presenting the regional premier of American Soldiers by Matt Morillo, directed by Dennis Schebatta. The play is particularly relevant today, as it explores the challenges of a young women returning home after serving in the military the Middle East. Here is the synopsis: The patriarch of a politically prominent Long Island family fights to hold the family together when his eldest daughter, an Army veteran, returns from the Middle East for an uneasy homecoming. The daughter, emotionally scarred from her military service, is struggling to take her ex-boyfriend and sister away with her to start a new life in Colorado. Her aim is to liberate them of their hometown influences of society, religion and class that pressured her to enlist. The play reveals the urge of children to break away, the power of family destiny and the emotional ties that bind. Show Dates: 1/31/20 - 2/16/20 Pay what you will preview on 1/30/20 at 7;30 PM Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM. Sunday matinees at 3:00 PM

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