Fifty years after the Tet Offensive, O'Brien's book, The Things They Carried, remains a lyrical testimony to what the war in Vietnam was like day to day for the men who fought it. It captures a sense of time and place in a voice that is beautiful and courageous. In Jim Stowell's engaging personification of Tim O'Brien's witness to the reality of combat it's all there: memory, imagination, love, loss and the redemptive power of storytelling.

Theater Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City

Tickets: 212-239-6300 (ask for "things...carried")

UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL is an annual international festival for solo performances held at the Theatre Row in the heart of the New York City theatre district on 42nd Street, currently in its 9th season. Fiona Shaw called United Solo "the mecca of the solo shows in the world." Over 130 participants from six continents will present their shows every day from September 13 until November 18, 2018. Numerous performances are already sold out. Through its mission, United Solo presents renowned artists as well as new talents, discovers original stories, connects artists with their audiences, exchanges diverse perspectives, fosters a dialogue for change, entertains, and now also educates through its professional training program led by distinguished artists and cultural icons. Artists and companies interested in being presented at The United Solo Festival in 2019 are now welcome to submit their applications online at

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