This play is composed of on the Oral Histories of two military officers and three civilian employees;
Ann Kelsey, Librarian
Judy Jenkins Gaudino, Recreation
Jeanne Christie, Donut Dollie
Doris “Lucki” Allen, Intelligence Specialist. Lucki is African American.
Lily Adams, Army Nurse. Lily is half Italian and half Chinese.
The play was workshopped at a few theatres around NYC for about a year and a half, including a last workshop production then at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
This script had its premiere at The Kraine Theatre for Veteran’s Day 2018.
The production of November 2018 included the actors:
Chrystal Bethell, Caroline Peters, Kate Szekely, Niki Hatzidis and Larissa Dzegar.
Stage Managers: Carina Don and Tobie Goldberg
In Their Footsteps takes a maverick approach to events that occurred over fifty years ago. What they have rendered is astonishing and memorable.” – Carole Di Tosti – Theater Pizzazz
Full article: https://www.theaterpizzazz.com/in-their-footsteps/
“At one point, the actors voices stop and voice recordings of the women they portray are played. We know them, we’ve heard these stories and the reality of it all is a gut punch. I cried.” – Bonnie Blair – Border Light Festival – Full article: https://www.borderlightcle.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/In-Their-Footsteps-Review-by-Bonne-Blair.pdf
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