Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble presents “Ajax in Iraq”
Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble presents “Ajax in Iraq”Miles Memorial Playhouse (1130 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403) Map it $25
Many female combatants in the U.S. Armed Services are subjected to intense sexual abuse, but remain quiet. Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble opens its 2014 season with a Los Angeles premiere directed by artistic director John Farmanesh-Bocca. Ajax in Iraq by award-winning playwright Ellen Mclaughlin opens at the Miles Playhouse in Santa Monica for a four-week run on May 8.
Ajax in Iraq intertwines the important and timely issue of sexual abuse against women in the military with the parable of the great warrior Ajax, which is said to be one of the first and oldest stories to openly portray the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Ajax in Iraq opens on Thursday, May 8, with performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. through June 1. Tickets are $25; Student Rush Thursdays: $10 at the door, subject to availability. The Miles Memorial Playhouse is located at 1130 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403 (just north of Wilshire Blvd.). Free event parking is available at the underground garage serving the 808 Wilshire Building., entry on Lincoln (just south of Wilshire Blvd.). For reservations and information, visit www.NotManApart.com or call (818) 618-4772.