IN CONFLICT adapted by Douglas C. Wager (African-American)

Male Monologue

Dramatic - (Herold, African American, 20s) - Herold is an Iraq War vet who suffers from a severe case of PTSD. unemployed and living in the South Bronx with his wife and child, Herold needs to talk to someone who will really listen.

About the play:
4 females, 6 males

Based on the book In Conflict: Iraq War Veterans Speak Out on Duty, Loss, and the Fight to Stay Alive by Yvonne Latty

Individual stories of mostly college-age Iraq War veterans are presented in their own words, taken from audio transcripts of actual interviews. Already having faced brutal combat conditions in a hostile land, these soldiers have come home to the daunting challenges of returning to civilian life. Their remarkable accounts are as diverse as their backgrounds, representing America in all its complexity and humanity. Honoring the courage and desire of the individuals who serve their country, In Conflict illuminates the traumatic human cost of war, as well as the physical, moral, and spiritual conundrum that each returning veteran of the war now faces.