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The Museum of the American Military Family, The Telling Project, and the Bob Woodruff Foundation are proud to present Telling, Albuquerque, a testimonial theatrical performance by Albuquerque-based Military Veterans and Military family members.

South Broadway Cultural Center’s John Lewis Theatre will host the performances that are scheduled for the following dates: Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, September 13 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, September 14 at 2 p.m.; Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.

The performances are free to the public.

Telling, Albuquerque, which will bring stories told by Albuquerque military veterans and family members to the local community, is partnered with and sponsored by The City of Albuquerque, The Museum of the American Military Family, The Hispano Chamber of Commerce, the New Mexico Veteran’s Memorial, and Working Group Theater.

Since 2008, The Telling Project, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, has worked with military veterans and their families to facilitate communication between with military veterans, their families, and civilian communities across the United States. For Telling, Albuquerque local military veterans and family members will have recorded interviews transcribed and shaped into a performance script. After intensive performance training and rehearsal, they will perform their stories for their Albuquerque community. Telling, Albuquerque stories will include those of male and female veterans from various eras and conflicts, as well family members such as wives, parents and children of military veterans.

The Telling Project has produced performances across the United States in such cities as Washington DC (The Library of Congress), San Francisco, Portland OR, Austin, Minneapolis, and New York City. Telling, Albuquerque will represent the 18th original Telling Project production.

Telling, Albuquerque, is written by The Telling Project’s senior writer/producer, Max Rayneard, and MAMF writer-in-residence, and local producer Caroline LeBlanc. Max Rayneard will direct the production, assisted by Martin Andrews and Claudia Mathes.

A number of volunteers have been working towards creating a successful event. Willing volunteers and sponsors should contact Caroline LeBlanc at [email protected].

The Museum of the American Military Family and Learning Center is an organization that brings together people with shared experiences showcasing and honoring American Military Families who, broadly unrecognized, also served. To learn more, please visit their website, http://www.museumoftheamericanmilitaryfamily.org/

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