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In the Heart of America
WhenFriday, Mar. 8, 2019, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
WhereFloyd and Delores Jones Playhouse

By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Amanda Friou, 3rd year MFA director
March 6 - 17, 2019
Previews March 2 & 5

A young Palestinian-American woman’s quest to learn what happened to her brother, Remzi, who lost his life in the first Gulf War, leads her to a Kentuckian soldier named Craver. Through a poetic web of time leaps and apparitions, we watch the two men fall in love as she unravels the mystery. Woven into that story, the ghost of a Vietnamese mother, Lu Ming, seeks justice for her infant daughter, a victim of the 1968 massacre at My Lai. Obie Award-winning Playwright Naomi Wallace, known for her signature blend of politics, eroticism, and lyricism, here masterfully rings the gong of histories that still reverberate through our national body.…
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