About Unknown Soldier
Sometimes you see a picture / Or hear a song / Or read a letter / And a person that’s forgotten comes alive for a moment. / They can tell you a story.
Cleaning out her grandmother’s home, Ellen Rabinowitz discovers a mysterious photograph of an anonymous soldier, tucked away in a box of keepsakes. And so begins Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman’s sweeping, elegiac musical about a woman’s journey to unearth the secrets buried in her family’s past. Spanning three generations, "Unknown Soldier" unravels a delicate tangle of family lore, as Ellen chases the extraordinary story that unlocks her history — and charts her future.
Book and Lyrics by Daniel Goldstein
Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Trip Cullman
Choreographed by Patrick McCollum
"A thoughtful, history-spanning portrait of elusive identities that celebrates the urge to fully know people -- in the present and the past."
--Ben Brantley, The New York Times
"A heartfelt and original chamber musical."
--Thom Geier, The Wrap
90 minutes, no intermission
Recommended for ages 8 and up due to some strong language.