NOVA Center for the Performing Arts -- Billings, Montana

In Conflict

“A veteran is someone who, at one point in their life wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount up to and including their life.”-Unknown

We are proud to open our season with this moving piece about war and, most importantly, the people fighting them.


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Image courtesy of Melanie Fabrizius

Based on the book In Conflict: Iraq War Veterans Speak Out on Duty, Loss and the Fight to Stay Alive by Yvonne Letty and Adapted by Douglas C. Wager In Conflict is a collection of true accounts from Iraqi war veterans. This moving piece uncovers the hidden world of war and explores what it means to be both human and hero.

 

'In Conflict' opens Sept. 2 at NOVA
• Jaci Webb

• Sep 1, 2016

NOVA Center for the Performing Arts is presenting "In Conflict" Sept. 2-11.

"In Conflict," directed by Christopher M. Greensweight and costumed by Glenda Brauneis, features a mix of local actors and military veterans telling about the war in Iraq.

 

The cast includes Mia Anderson (recently seen in "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress"), Susan Hayes (military veteran and local talent), Dave Johnson (military veteran), Jysten West (former actor, director, and producer from Chicago), Rebekah Rae (director of local dance troupe, “Dannsairean Irish Dance,”) and Cora Borell (new to Billings but holds an associates degree in theater).


Adapted by Douglas C. Wager, "In Conflict" is a collection of true accounts from Iraqi War veterans. This moving piece uncovers the hidden world of war and explores what it means to be both human and hero.

"In Conflict" contains adult content and is not recommended for children.



In Conflict opens September 2 and will run through the 11.
Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 P.M.
Sunday matinee performances are at 2:00 P.M.
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*Senior/Military and Student discounts are not available when purchasing tickets online.

Cast List:
Rebekah Rae-Yvonne
Mia Anderson-Tammy Duckworth, John Ball Jr, Alex Pressman
Jysten West-Sam White, Jon Stoltz, Julius Tulley, Jamel Daniels
Dave Johnson-Matthew Miller, Herold Noel, Robert Acosta, Ty Simmons
Susan Hayes-Ivan Medina, Lisa Haynes, Patrick Murphy
Cora Bell-Dave Bischell, Kelly Dougherty, Tracy Ringo

Click here for a closer look at In Conflict.
Get to know the author Yvonne Letty

 

Photographs by Bronte Wittpen, Billings Gazette

 

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