The Things They Carried

by Tim O’Brien

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webTTTCDeveloped and premiered at Playhouse Square in Cleveland in collaboration with Tim O’Brien, the actor leads us through five of the short stories from the book. The audience lays witness to the complex issues of war and the universal struggle of the soldier. Surrounded by a pre and post show discussion, the audience will explore themes including ethics, making choices and violence. Considered one of the preeminent pieces on Vietnam War literature, it has received multiple awards such as the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize, as well as being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award.

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