Playwrights Find Inspiration in Iraqi Quagmire ; HOME
Sengupta, Kim, The Independent (London, England)
A new play about Iraq, with an impressive cast, opened last night, while another had its run extended yesterday and at least half a dozen more productions are on their way.
The continuing carnage is increasingly being addressed here in the same way that Vietnam once inspired the US.
Fallujah, the latest theatre project starring Harriet Walter and Imogen Stubbs, with music by Nitin Sawheny, deals with the siege of the town in 2005 which became a bloody and iconic symbol of occupation, insurgency and destruction in "liberated" Iraq.
Also opening last night was What Andrew Heard, the Andrew being the BBC reporter Andrew Gilligan, whose report on the …
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