Brat

A mother and son - both veterans of the forever war in Afghanistan - struggle to reintegrate into the civilian world and mend their broken relationship. Jake signed up to follow in his mother’s footsteps, but doesn’t get what he expected when the toll of combat weighs too heavily on him. Perhaps he thought he could catch a ghost in the sands, perhaps he thought he could find peace. Now that’s he’s home he has...
A mother and son - both veterans of the forever war in Afghanistan - struggle to reintegrate into the civilian world and mend their broken relationship. Jake signed up to follow in his mother’s footsteps, but doesn’t get what he expected when the toll of combat weighs too heavily on him. Perhaps he thought he could catch a ghost in the sands, perhaps he thought he could find peace. Now that’s he’s home he has to confront everything, and everyone, who’s been waiting for him.
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Brat

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Dramatists Guild - Footlight Series
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    2018

Awards

Semi-Finalist
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Bridge Award
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Arts in the Armed Forces
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2018