Re:Union

By (author): Sean Devine

November 2, 1965. Norman Morrison drives to the Pentagon with his infant daughter, a jug of kerosene and a box of matches. With Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara looking on, the young Quaker carries out a final act of witness against the horrors of the Vietnam War. Thirty-six years later, in the wake of 9/11, his daughter returns to confront the aging McNamara, the memory of her father, and the costly legacy of sacrifice.

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Sean Devine

Sean Devine is a playwright and actor, as well as a co-artistic director of VancouverÕs Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre. His first play Re:Union premiered in 2011 and is set to tour to various cities in Canada and the U.S. in 2013. His second play Except in the Unlikely Event of War will be co-produced by Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre and Pi Theatre in 2013. He is currently developing Daisy, a political drama about the advertising campaign for the 1965 U.S. Presidential election.

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ÒAs society struggles, with Occupy Wall Street, to articulate coherent resistance to institutionalized power, Re:Union feels particularly relevantÉ Re:Union provides a thorough moral and intellectual workout.Ó

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November 2, 1965. Norman Morrison drives to the Pentagon with his infant daughter, a jug of kerosene and a box of matches. With Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara looking on, the young Quaker carries out a final act of witness against the horrors of the Vietnam War. Thirty-six years later, in the wake of 9/11, his daughter returns to confront the aging McNamara, the memory of her father, and the costly legacy of sacrifice.

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Dimensions:

94 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 0.25in
0.03lb

Published:

September 20, 2013

Country of Publication:

CA

ISBN:

9781897289907

Book Subjects:

DRAMA / Canadian

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Language:

eng

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