Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue
By Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Davis McCallum
January 28-February 19, 2006
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
Set: Sandra Goldmark
Lighting: Joel Moritz
Costumes: Chloe Chapin
Original Music: Michael Friedman
Sound: Walter Trarbach and Gabe Wood
Pulitzer Prize Finalist!
At 18, Lance Corporal Elliot Oritz crossed over to Iraq. At 19, he received the Purple Heart. Now, back from active duty, Elliot is anointed a hometown hero. As he comes to terms with his memories of war, he uncovers the military experiences of both his father and grandfather, discovering the delicate link that unites the Ruiz men across time.