Department of English

"American Volunteers": Staged reading of award-winning play announced

Sun, May 23, 2010 | Homer Rainey Hall (HRH), Jessen Auditorium

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

"American Volunteers" by Johnny Meyer
Admission: Free

The English Department hosts a free staged reading of American Volunteers, the award-winning play by students and former army ranger Johnny Meyer. American Volunteers follows a squad of special operations Rangers as they patrol the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The play focuses on the three sergeants responsible for leading the squad, and the conflict that arises as each pursues life, liberty or happiness.

American Volunteers won the $20,000 George H.Mitchell Award for Academic Excellence Grand Prize this year.

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