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“Letters Home” – A Play for Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

Free

The current wars in Iraq & Afghanistan will be the focus of two free showings of the critically-acclaimed stage production, “Letters Home” on Memorial Day, May 29 onboard the USS Yorktown.

*** The “Chicago Sun Times” wrote of the performance: “Extraordinary, Deeply Moving, The emotional impact of this 90-minute journey is profound.” ***

The 90-minute performances will start at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. inside the USS Yorktown’s Smokey Stover Theater. Following the play, the cast will host a question & answer session. Admission to the production is free; however, due to limited seating, tickets to the shows must be reserved in advance online – Click Here To Reserve Your Free Seat.  Those unable to reserve and print their ticket at home can call the museum directly at 843-884-2727 Monday through Friday between 8 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Inspired by the HBO documentary “Last Letters Home,” and the “New York Times” op-ed article “The Things They Wrote,” “Letters Home” reveals the humanity that lies within the ongoing wars of the Middle East. The show pairs real letters from the front lines with images and video taken directly from actual soldiers’ blogs and social media pages. Audiences will hear written accounts of the most difficult times, including training, deployment, separation of family and loved ones, and combat.

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Details

Date:
May 29, 2017
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
40 Patriots Point Road
Mt. Pleasant, 29464 United States
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Phone:
843-884-2727

Organizer

Patriots Point
Phone:
843-881-5984
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