2:00 pm | $15 general/$13 members | Advanced tickets https://grounded.bpt.me
The personal and the political are indistinguishable in American playwright George Brant’s gripping one-woman play, Grounded, starring Janet E. Nurre as “The Pilot”. Grounded is about a hot-rod fighter pilot whose unexpected pregnancy ends her career in the sky. Reassigned to fly remote-controlled drones in Afghanistan from a windowless, air-conditioned trailer near Vegas, “The Pilot” hunts terrorists by day and goes home to her family at night. But what happens when the boundaries blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols? Suspenseful and searing, beautiful and blistering, Brant’s multi-award-winning play explodes our assumptions about modern warfare and unapologetically tells a story of our times.