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Linfield to host Iraq War play

Apr 25, 2014


News-Register Staff

Linfield College will host a theatrical reading of the new play “Broken Stones” on Monday, April 28.

The free reading will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. Directed by Stephanie Mulligan, it will feature Linfield alumni and current students.

"Broken Stones” was written by Fin Kennedy to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War. It is focused on the looting of  priceless relic from the Baghdad Museum during the height of the war. 

The play was supported by the Arts Council England and developed by Portland Center Stage as a part of the 2012 JAW Festival.

Kennedy is an award-winning playwright from the United Kingdom, as well as a teacher, writer-in-residence at the Mulberry School for Girls and co-artistic director of the Tamasha theater group based in London. He is a graduate of the MA Writing for Performance program at Goldsmiths College, London.

Mulligan, a Linfield alumna who teaches stage management at Linfield, is a stage director in both the professional and educational arenas. She is a longtime associate of Portland’s Artists Repertory Theatre, with which she has worked all over the world

For more information, call 503-883-2802 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

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