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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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    Happening Now

    The Telling Project work continues with the launch of The Telling Project Institute. Learn more.

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    Get Involved

    Do you have a story to tell? Would you like to bring The Telling Project to your community? Are you a business that would like to sponsor a Telling Project? 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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About Us

The Mission: The Telling Project is a national performing arts non-profit that employs theater 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…

Upcoming Performances

2016: (click on links for tickets and info) Telling: Chattanooga September 23 – Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium September 24 – Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium September 25 – Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium September 30 – Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium October 1 – Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium…

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Several of the 40+ Telling Project performances have been recorded and are available online. One of our goals is to be able to share all the Telling Project performances and make them available online. If you’d like to support our work…

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Telling: Orlando With Florida Humanities Council

A wonderful piece in the Orlando Sentinel about “Telling: Orlando,” our third (but far from last) production with the Florida Humanities Council. If you are in the Orlando area, don’t miss this performance! See you there.


Up Next – Telling: Chattanooga

Our collaboration with Chattanooga State Community College will go to stage September 23rd, kicking off our fall season of public performances. We’ve loved working with the great folks at CSCC, and are really excited to see this wonderful production come…

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“Voices From The Long War” at Lincoln Center

Our 2016 performance, co-produced by Tom Berry and The Telling Project, and supported by The Jackson Institute for Public Policy, The Yale School of Drama and Adept Word Management will receive a reprise performance at Lincoln Center, presented by the…

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Featured Partner

  With deep gratitude, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with Adept Word Management.  Founder Beth McLaughlin has offered the company’s services to us as their way of supporting our work – and it is a tremendous help….

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