By Quiara Alegría Hudes
"Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue is that infrequent and profitable factor: a theatre paintings that succeeds on each point whereas growing whatever new. The playwright combines a lyrical ear with a cosmopolitan experience of constitution to track the legacy of battle via 3 generations of a Puerto Rican kin. with out ever invoking politics, Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue manages to be a deeply poetic, touching and sometimes humorous indictment of the warfare in Iraq."The manhattan Times
From Quiara Alegría Hudes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Water through the Spoonful, comes this significant other play, itself a Pulitzer finalist.
In a crumbling city lot that has been switched over right into a verdant sanctuary, a tender Marine involves phrases together with his father's carrier in Vietnam as he comes to a decision even if to go away for a moment travel of responsibility in Iraq.
Melding a poetic dreamscape with a stream-of-consciousness narrative, Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue takes us on an unforgettable trip throughout time and generations, lyrically tracing the legacy of conflict on a unmarried Puerto Rican family.
Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue, a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize, is the 1st installment in a trilogy of performs that stick with Elliot's go back from Iraq. the second one play, Water by means of the Spoonful, got the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and may be released by means of Theatre Communications workforce simultaneously with Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue. The trilogy's ultimate play, The Happiest track performs Last, premiered in April 2012 at Chicago's popular The Goodman Theatre.
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