Grant Recipient Details

Location

Wilmington, NC

Artist
Carpetbag Theatre, Knoxville, TN
Project Title
Speed Killed My Cousin
Fiscal Year Awarded
2017
Grant or Program
National Theater Project Presentation Grant
Grant Amount
$9,250

Carpetbag Theatre’s original play Speed Killed My Cousin's narrative revolves around the return of a young, female African-American soldier from the Iraq War, and follows her struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as she attempts to reintegrate into the civilian world. The performance will be accompanied by a week-long residency with stakeholder groups and a media installation that incorporates the stories of local veterans.