In this powerful American masterpiece, four young soldiers fresh from boot camp wait anxiously in 1965 Virginia, watching the Vietnam conflict escalate. As they struggle to make sense of their new life in the army, tensions rise over race, sexuality, and class, culminating in an explosive act that changes them forever.

David Rabe is the Tony Award-winning author of In the Boom Boom Room and Hurlyburly, and screenwriter for the films The Firm, Casualties of War, and I'm Dancing as Fast as I can. Director Scott Ellis has received numerous Tony Award nominations, including Best Director for his Broadway revival of Twelve Angry Men, and was recently nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on the television series "30 Rock."