“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.
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
"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).
"In Conflict" contains adult content and is not recommended for children.
Photographs by Bronte Wittpen, Billings Gazette