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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 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

2017: (click on links for tickets and info) She Went To War March 17-18, 7:30pm – The Guthrie Theater, Dowling Studio March 19, 1pm – The Guthrie Theater, Dowling Studio March 24-25, 7:30pm – The Guthrie Theater, Dowling Studio March 26, 1pm – The…

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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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Eye To Eye

It’s time for The Telling Project’s annual fundraiser, which we are calling Eye To Eye. It’s never been more urgent or important: divisive politics, a media that has lost it’s bearings and a nation split. From the beginning, we have…

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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…


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.

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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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