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A YEAR IN THE TRENCHES
@ Bickford Theatre
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7pm

A Staged Reading of a World Premiere
“If someone in the year 1916 told me that in 1917 I’d be in the army, I would have thought that insane,” said Charles Edward Dilkes (1887-1968). Meet Dilkes, poet Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918), pilot Kenneth Russell Unger (1898-1979), nurse Amabel Scharff Roberts (1891-1918), “Hello Girl” Grace Banker (1892-1960) and other Americans who went to Europe when the United Stated entered World War I a hundred years ago. Written by James Rana, A YEAR IN THE TRENCHES is based on Dilkes’ book REMEMBERING WORLD WAR I: AN ENGINEER’S DIARY and accounts written by others. Dilkes was born in Philadelphia, but spent the rest of his life in New Jersey after the war.

A co-production with the Bickford Theatre, New Jersey Historical Commission and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance

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Bickford Theatre
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 971-3706

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Elementary school
Morris
Barrier free

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Free

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Tue, 03/21/2017
A YEAR IN THE TRENCHES
Bickford Theatre
7pm

Our Sponsors

  • New Jersey Arts Council
  • Bank of America
  • The Horizon Foundation
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • PSE&G
 
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