Fort Huachuca

ensemble theatre · ailema sousa · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 11, 2018
It is an interesting play but I had a hard time understanding what the actors were saying. I chose this play because I had heard about the difficulties of African American nurses in WWII. I was hoping to learn more about those difficulties than what I already knew (superficially) but I didn't. ... full review

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PEERADA MEEMALAYATH certified reviewer · June 04, 2018
A beautiful ensemble who were like five peas in a pod! The five leading ladies were incredible. Each person brought something unique and stood out on their own yet they all gelled so well together. ... full review

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ERRON JAY certified reviewer · June 18, 2018
The story is very compelling. I love to see achievement. Its also nice and inspiring to see people overcome obstacles to achieve. ... full review

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JASMIN P · June 16, 2018
I would have loved to see a full run of this show. I wanted to know more about the characters and the history. Thelma was HILARIOUS but delivered such strength & love in her character as well. All of the ladies were phenomenal!... full review

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ELIZABETH JUNE certified reviewer · June 16, 2018
Great show and great performances. The story, set and use of space worked. The cast was uniformly strong with special kudos to the soulful renditions of Ashlee Olivia Jones. ... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 20, 2018
Fantastic show! Well written and performed! Kudos all around! ... full review

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WILLIAM J. MEYER · June 02, 2018
tagged as: character-driven · funny · touching
Good writing, I like the use of color lights for intimate thoughts, and I shed more than a few tears during the songs. I recommend!... full review

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NATHANIEL BEAVER · June 03, 2018
It was an interesting look at the lives of four women in the army during WWII.... full review

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ANONYMOUS · June 03, 2018
Amazing Cast! I was on the edge of my seat the entire time! Learned so much about the women the actresses represented during World War ll.... full review

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CONSTANCE JAQUAY STRICKLAND · June 10, 2018
This is a play that quietly sneaks up on you. The dialogue fresh and natural starts to feel as though you’re secretly binging on your favorite tv show too late at night with popcorn. The cast of actors throw themselves into this beautiful play and your heart feels it for a long time after. Fort Huachuca is a specific military history unknown to quite a few, which is what makes this play by Sousa so very special. Sousa’s play takes the viewer into the lives of five African- American women who served as Nurses during World War II on an Arizona Army base. There is something uplifting about seeing these wonderful actresses onstage who happen to all be Black women. The songs sung, the use of light sweeps you into their world immediately. A play t... full review

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