Based on interviews conducted over two years during the war in Iraq, Bringing Iraq Home is comprised of eight women's true accounts of their experiences. A young Marine wife, teenage recruit, a military assassin's first love, a wounded soldier's mother, a peace activist, a deployed female Marine, and more talk about when, where, and how the war influences their lives and identities.
Cast: Chelsee Carter, Jessie Ellingsen, Allison McCorkle, and Elizabeth Wigley
Director: Adrienne Matzen
Margaret K. O’Hora is an Attorney in the Office of Labor Policy and Standards (OLPS) at the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, the largest municipal consumer protection agency in the United States. She contributes to worker protection policy and litigates violations of the city's paid sick and safe leave laws. A graduate of CUNY School of Law, Margaret was also a US Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Macedonia and worked in nonprofit theater for eight years.
Emily Brauer Rogers is a playwright whose credits include two full-length plays that were produced at Hunger Artists Theatre Company as well as two collaborations produced as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. She has been published in a Smith and Kraus anthology, 161 Monologues from Literature and in Kids’ Comedic Monologues that are Actually Funny. Emily has had short plays read and produced in Australia, San Diego, New York, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota, Indiana, Los Angeles and Orange County.