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About The Things They Carried

Based on the literary classic, "The Things They Carried" explores the lines between truth and reality, as fact and fiction blur in this unforgettable soldier’s journey ranging from rural Minnesota to the jungles of Vietnam. "The Things They Carried" comes to 1st Stage from Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.

The 3rd Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance will gather celebrated solo performers from across the country for two-weeks of performances, workshops, discussions, and events.

Written by Tim O’Brien, dramatized by Jim Stowell

Directed by Kate Alexander

Featuring David Sitler

Audience talk-back session with performer David Sitler will take place immediately following the performance on Thursday, 7/18 at 7:30pm.

Audience talk-back session with the creative team will take place immediately following the performance on Saturday, 7/20 at 8:00pm.

Open-captioned performances:

Saturday, 7/20 at 8pm

Sunday, 7/21 at 2pm

Audio-described performances:

Thursday, 7/18 at 7:30pm

Run Time

1hr 30min (No Intermission)

Start Date

End Date


Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains adult language and themes.

Masterful, fearless.
The Observer

1st Stage

1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons, VA 22102

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