Home of the Soldier Honors the Heroism of the Armed Forces
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The last date listed for Home of the Soldier was Sunday July 1, 2012 / 2:00pm (Closing Night).
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We enjoyed ourselves at the show, but have come to have quite high expectations for Synetic. The premise was relevant and at times moving, the choreography was good and the performance well executed. However, it lacked any "oh wow" moment that the physical theater of Synetic has always given me in the past (the painting scene from Taming of the Shrew, and love scene from Romeo and Juliet come to mind).
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"Home of the Soldier" is a powerful, moving, elegantly gritty creative expression of the modern soldier experience. Synetic Theatre productions are consistently outstanding - this one is particularly timely and profound. The production and the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“This heart-breaking, gut-wrenching story is a phenomenon of live theatre that must be seen to be believed.”—DC Metro Theater Arts
“Chances are, most of us haven’t ever seen anything like this on a stage before.”—ShowBizRadio
This brand new, original play from Synetic’s aclaimed director Paata Tsikurishvili and writer Ben Cunis tells the story of a young man whose entrance into military life causes him to re-examine the meaning of home, family, love and honor. Rife with the stunning visuals and remarkably physical style Synetic Theater is known for, this is a wartime thriller, unexpectedly and expertly crafted for stage.
Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili
Written by Ben Cunis
Choreographed by Irina Tsikurishvili
Set Design by Daniel Pinha
Costume Design by Laree Lentz
Original Music by Konstantine Lortkipanidze
Sound Design by Irakli Kavsadze and Konstantine Lortkipanidze
Appropriate for guests age 14 and older. Parental guidance suggested
About the Ticket Supplier: Synetic Theater
Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is DC’s Premier Physical Theater, whose mission is to be the premier American physical theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and music, by producing world-class physical theater for all ages, educating the next generation of artists and physical theater professionals, and promoting this distinct form of theater nationally and internationally through community outreach and touring programs. Synetic’s unique performance style is simultaneously avant-garde and accessible, with a broad appeal to a wide, culturally diverse, and cross-generational audience.