GROUNDED

by George Brant
directed by Alice Reagan
January 19 - February 11, 2018

CLEVELAND PRODUCED Premiere

THE SMITH PRIZE FOR POLITICAL THEATRE

Run time: 90 minutes
No Intermission
Content Advisory: Adult Language, Light Effects

 

The story

An ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns home to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.

an epic poem that crafts an experience that is timely, human, and vital


I can’t go in yet
I don’t know why
I imagine them
Inside
I try to see them
Close my eyes
Get a thermal reading
Sam is in her bed
Eric’s on our couch
I am in the car
...
— The Pilot, GROUNDED

The Artists

THE PRODUCTION

THE RESPONSE

“Brant's writing bulges with imagery and metaphor, creating astonishingly concrete mental images of The Pilot's world”
- TheaterMania

The Audience

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