Letters Home/Ghosts of War

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April 6 – May 6, 2018 – Presented in Rotating Repertory


The Den Theatre, 1333 North Milwaukee Ave., in Chicago. The Den Theatre’s 2B Stage.

Show & Ticket Info

Previews – April 6, 2017
Regular Run – April 7 – May 6, 2018
Performances – Thursday through Sunday performances. Check performance calendar for specific dates and times.

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Tickets – $23 – $30.


GHOSTS OF WAR Chicago Premiere!

From the novel by Ryan Smithson
Adapted by Artistic Director William Massolia
Directed by Jason Gerace

Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. In this extraordinary and harrowing adaptation, follow one GI’s tour of duty inside a world that few understand. Based on Smithson’s best-selling novel, this unforgettable story about combat, friendship, fear and a soldier’s commitment to his country peels back the curtain on the realities of war.


Written and Directed by Artistic Director William Massolia

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this critically lauded production puts the soldier experience in Iraq and Afghanistan front and center by bringing to life war letters written home. Seen by more than 100,000 people in more than 100 cities since its first performance in 2007, the Griffin is proud to have this production come home for Chicago audiences to experience once again.






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