When U.S. Marine Jenny Sutter returns from Iraq, she lays down her rifle but isn't ready to pick up her children. Buying some time, Jenny takes a one-way trip to a misfit desert community called Slab City, where its kind residents gently nurture her wounded spirit, and nudge her back to her own humanity.
"It is a genuine slice-of-life, engaging from the start." - Mercury News, Read More
"This is by no means the only play looking at the difficulties of re-integration faced by members of the Armed Services, but it is one that approaches the issue with a particularly restrained kind of dignity and that, as a consequence, rings very true." - Chicago Tribune, Read More
"…powerful…poignant..." - Journal Sentinel, Read More
"Part of that success...is also due to the artistic restraint with which Myatt treats the issue, and her success in interweaving the traumas resulting from war with more domestic forms of post-traumatic stress." SF Gate, Read More
Check out these photos from Next Act Theater's production of Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter in September 2014.
Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter premeired in Ashland, Oregon with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in February of 2008 under the direction of Jessica Thebus.