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June 1, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Cruz Veterans Hall Auditorium | Free
Over 23 million living veterans have been wired for war but never re-wired to come home: Cry Havoc, a one-person play by military veteran Stephan Wolfert, that seamlessly interweaves Shakespeare’s most famous speeches with personal experience to help us understand the national crises we face when we fail in re-integrating our veterans.
The military recruits citizens and wires them for war, but does not un-wire them. What does the “De-Cruit® ” process look like? Is there room for improvement in the way in which we re-integrate our veterans back into society? How do we come together to re-learn how to live? The performance is followed by an engaging talk back between actor, audience, and veterans that dares to answer these questions.
Free and open to the public! One night only.
*LIVE music by veteran Paul Damon – Paul Damon Music
*Actor and veteran Stephan Wolfert – Veterans Center for the Performing Arts
In addition, be sure to join actor Stephan Wolfert (Founding Director, Veterans Center for the Performing Arts), and Humanities and Arts Division faculty and students from UC Santa Cruz for “Coming Home from War: The Arts and Humanities in the Public Sphere” a panel discussion on June 2, 2015 4-6pm at Kresge Town Hall, UC Santa Cruz.
Brought to you by the UC Santa Cruz Shakespeare Workshop and the Institute for Humanities Research.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For disability accommodations please contact IHR at 831-459-5655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Parking near the Veterans Hall: Front Street Garage No.7 or street metered parking.