This fully staged workshop production (prior to its official World Premiere in October 2013 at the renowned Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada) is written by multi-award-winning former Canadian Playwright in Residence at the Finborough Theatre, Colleen Murphy.
Armstrong’s War is the tale of a twenty one year-old Canadian soldier who has been wounded in Afghanistan. As the young soldier recovers in hospital, feisty Halley Armstrong – a twelve year-old girl guide eager to earn every possible badge – announces that she has volunteered to read for him.
Despite initial misgivings, a relationship develops between this most unlikely of couples who find that they have something in common beyond storytelling…
- London Wall transfer to St James Theatre May 1-June 1 (winningreview.co.uk)