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discover us. discover you. discover us. discover you. Kudos to Ugly Lies the Bone playwright Lindsey Ferrentino who, through her writing, allowed me to see the tragedies of war from a lens that we don’t often see — that of a woman. A woman who, we learn in the play, was beautiful before she decided to serve her country and was sent to war, and now faces the everyday reality of what is gone — her beauty replaced by constant pain. At first you’re saddened by what has happened to her, but in the end you get the awesome opportunity to witness how a virtual-reality tool helps her progress beyond her focus on her pain and gain strength. Thank you to the Alliance Theatre for having the courage to bring to the stage an issue that highlights the everyday struggles and triumphs of our wounded warriors. Donna Bowman U.S. Army Veteran / Alliance Theatre Advisory Board Member

synopsis: Jess is a newly discharged soldier who returns to her hometown of Titusville, Fla., with more than the emotional scars of war. Badly burned over most of her body, Jess turns to a new virtual-reality therapy to escape her physical and emotional pain. At the same time her sister Kacie shoulders the burdens of caretaking while working in a community hard hit by both a recession and the closing of the Space Program. This play beautifully portrays bravery on many fronts.

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