Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue

Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue  |  Sept 29 & 30, 2015

By Quiara Alegría Hudes; Directed by Robert Rosen

Recommended Grade Level: 10-12

Setting: Philadelphia, Vietnam, Korea and Iraq 1950, 1966 & 2003

Suggested Areas of Study and Discussion: Personal Accounts of War, Realities of War: Vietnam, Korea, and the Iraq War, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Latina Playwrights, The Effect of War on the Generations in a Family, Puerto Ricans in the US Military

The Story: Explore this poetic new work about three generations of war Veterans in a Puerto Rican American family. Elliot, a soldier on leave from the Iraq War longs to connect with his father and grandfather to discuss their experiences in Korea and Vietnam to help him cope with the challenges of active duty. Each soldier reveals the story of his experience to the audience. Their poetic telling of the same tale from the point of view of three generations is moving and revelatory.

Student Tickets: $14
Chaperone Tickets: One free for every 20 students (Additional chaperones $14)

Performance length: 80 Minutes (No Intermission)

Location: Park Square’s Proscenium Stage


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Please contact Quinn Shadko
Phone: 651.291.9196
Email: education@parksquaretheatre.org

Student Matinee Ticket Pricing

Student Tickets: $14

Chaperone Tickets: One free for every 20 students (Additional chaperones $14)

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For reservations:

Please contact Quinn Shadko
Phone: 651.291.9196
Email: education@parksquaretheatre.org


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