WELCOME HOME, SOLDIER A Tribute to Vietnam VeteransCategorized as: Theater & Performance
Event tags: veterans, professional theater, stage, Vietnam Veterans, Patriotic
This award-winning play, a tribute to Vietnam Veterans that tells true stories about the effects of the Vietnam War and the subsequent homecoming on veterans and their families, has finally come to the Philadelphia area!
The play originally opened in June, 1991 at Playhouse West Repertory Theater, and is currently the longest running play in Los Angeles, and the longest consecutive-running drama in the country!
The creator, co-writer and director of "Welcome Home, Soldier", Tony Savant, directs this production of the play, it's debut in the Philadelphia area. The play opens July 18, 2014, at the Center for Performing & Fine Arts, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and runs two consecutive weekends - a total of 6 performances - July 18, 19, 20, & 25, 26 & 27. Friday & Saturday shows are 8 p.m., Sunday, July 20th at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 27 is a 2 p.m. matinee.
Tickets are $15 for General public, $8 for all Veterans
Proceeds from Admission of Veterans Go to Support Veteran's Charities!
This is the first ever production of the play outside of Los Angeles. For more information on the play, go to our website, www.playhousewest.net/welcome-home-soldier/.
What critics and audience members have said about the play...
"The year's most powerful theatre." VILLAGE VIEW, Tony Tran
"Brings veterans to their feet." L.A. Times
"Those who see `Welcome Home, Soldier' will never forget it." KNX Radio
"It's like a night at the American Legion." Daily VARIETY
"After first seeing the play I felt that I truly had been welcomed home from Vietnam. I honestly feel that this play has done more for the veteran community than the Veterans Administration." John Pagel, Vietnam Veteran
"Thank you for giving me back my pride." John Allgood, Vietnam Veteran
"This play saved my life" Glen King, Vietnam Veterans
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