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Harbison Theatre Supports Veterans Through the Arts

October 11, 2023

Inspired by the New York Times Op-Ed Article “The Things They Wrote” and the subsequent HBO documentary “Last Letters Home,” Letters Home paints a portrait of the soldier experience in the wars of Afghanistan and Iraq. Collectively this production gives a voice to patriotism and what it means to serve our country today through acts of bravery, compassion, social responsibility, and brotherhood. A retelling of letters written by soldiers actually serving in the Middle East, it unveils the humanity that lies within the war as seen through the eyes of the men and women who are still fighting those battles today. 
Although most of the letters in this play are written from the perspective of soldiers, there are a small number of correspondences from parents – their experience and words no less important. Letters Home provides a peek into the very real and difficult circumstances under which these letters were written and offers an opportunity to connect. A thought-provoking and inspiring piece, Letters Home is sure to make you proud to support those that have served and continued to do so.  
Letters Home
Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College
7:30 PM | Saturday, October 21
Tickets: $40 
In the gallery space at Harbison Theatre you'll find Bullets and Bandaids, a traveling art exhibition whose mission is “to heal social barriers between veterans and civilians by celebrating our common human journey through storytelling and artwork."  Through this powerfully immersive experience, this organization facilitates healing dialogue that promotes positive change in ways never before seen. 
Robert LeHeup, founder of Bullets and Bandaids, will be available prior to the opening curtain for Letters Home and again during intermission to discuss the organizations mission and the art on display. The exhibition is free, but tickets are required for Letters Home. 
Tickets and additional information are available on the event page or by calling the box office at 803.407.5011.