WAR IN PIECES festival

world premieres

new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson

directed by Todd Labelle, Dr. Jan Powell,

Foster Solomon, Kerrigan Sullivan,

in partnership with the Virginia War Memorial and Mighty Pen Project

Sept/Oct 2021

A one-act festival featuring four new plays written by military veterans about tipping-point moments in their lives when they could have been killed or died.

David Aldridge takes us on a ride to a crossroads, when time stops and a choice is made in BONNE ANNÉE; Rachel Landsee uses music and fantasy to create a surreal battleground where the knowns of military life collide with the unknowns of life outside the military in SOAR; Robert Waldruff drops us in a hot zone in Vietnam where a mysterious rescue raises more questions than it answers in GUARDIAN ANGELS; and Chuck Williamson invites us to join a group of soldiers at the moment when their world is flipped upside down in SKYLINE.


CJ Bergin

Linda Beringer

Matt Bloch

Keydron Dunn

Keaton Hillman

Jamar Jones

Dean Knight

Irene Kuykendall

Shalandis Wheeler Smith

Robbie Winston

Production Team:

Todd Labelle - Director SKYLINE

Kerrigan Sullivan - Director BONNE ANNÉE

Dr. Jan Powell - Director SOAR

Foster Solomon - Director GUARDIAN ANGELS

Lindy Bumgarner - Dramaturg

Dasia Gregg - Set Designer

Tennessee Dixon - Projection Designer

Anna Bialkowski - Costume Designer

Andrew Bonniwell - Lighting Designer

Mark Messing - Sound Designer

Emma Avelis, Grace Brown, Emily Vial - Stage Managers

David L. Robbins - Co-Producer

Performance Schedule:



$35 general / $25 military

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