The play is presented by Page 73 Productions and Teatro Heckscher of El Museo del Barrio. Opening is Oct. 12.
The plot is described thusly: "At 18, Lance Corporal Elliot Ortiz crossed over to Iraq. At 19, he received the Purple Heart. Now, back from active duty, Elliot is a hometown hero. As Elliot comes to terms with his own memories of war, the military experiences of his father and grandfather unfold, revealing startling similarities that unite the Ortiz men across time."
The production features Teddy Canez, Mateo Gómez and James Martinez, with set by Sandra Goldmark, costumes by Chloe Chapin, lighting by Joel Moritz, sound by Walter Trarbach/Gabe Woods and music by Michael Friedman.
Quiara Alegría Hudes' plays include The Adventures of Barrio Grrrl! and Yemaya’s Belly. She also penned the libretto to the Off-Broadway-bound musical, In the Heights.
Teatro Heckscher of El Museo del Barrio is located at 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th St. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at www.TicketCentral.com or by calling (212) 279-4200 or in person at the Ticket Central box office (416 West 42nd Street).