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    Upcoming Performances

    The Telling Project creates a space in which the experiences of men and women in uniform can be shared and witnessed by their community. View upcoming schedule.

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    Get Involved

    Do you have a story to tell? Would you like to bring The Telling Project to your community? Learn more.

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    About Us

    The Telling Project has put more than 180 military veterans and military family members on stage across the US to tell their stories of service.

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From left "Telling, Albuquerque" director Max Rayneard,,  instructs Ernest Garcia,,Mike Miller ,, and Marykay Chapman,, during a rehearsal  at the Vortex Theater .  Photographed on Tuesday September  9, 2014.  /Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Journal

About Us

The Telling Project works to deepen our understanding of the military and veterans’ experience. Greater understanding fosters receptivity, easing veterans’ transitions back to civil society, and allowing communities to benefit from the skills and experience they bring with them. Through…

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Upcoming Performances

2015 Telling: Lansing, MI November 13 – 8:00pm; Miller Performing Arts Center November 14 – 8:00 pm; Miller Performing Arts Center November 15 – 2:00 pm; Miller Performing Arts Center Telling: Southern Mississippi November 13, Gulf Park – 7:30pm; FEC Auditorium…

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NOW: Vets, loved ones share stories through The Telling Project, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS, Deborah Martin, May 27, 2014. PAST COVERAGE: War Theater, Re-purposed; NEW YORK TIMES, Robyn Pogrebin, November 11, 2013 ‘Telling’ the Truth; AUSTIN CHRONICLE, Robyn Ross, April 26, 2013 Time to Listen; HUFFINGTON POST, Leila Levinson, April 17,…

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A Rave For Telling: Lansing

“It’s so simple: interview a group of people about their lives and assemble their stories into a script. That’s the basic premise and structure of Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s latest production, “Telling: Lansing.” But the production has an emotional depth…

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Veterans: The Telling Project – a documentary

We’re incredibly grateful and humbled by the amazing work undertaking by WEDU and The Florida Humanities Council, the culmination of which is the documentary “Veterans: The Telling Project,” a ‘making of’ feature on “Telling: Tampa Bay,” performed last spring throughout…

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Telling: Lansing with Peppermint Creek Theatre

Can’t wait to see what the great folks at Peppermint Creek have created with the wonderful veterans and military family members of Lansing!  Our first production in Michigan, “Telling: Lansing” will undoubtedly not be our last.  We’ve loved working with…


Featured Partner

  We’ve been talking to the wonderful folks from the Joseph Theinert Memorial Fund for a few years now, and are so happy to be finally bringing this project to fruition.  Opening in November, “Telling: East End of Long Island,”…

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