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Theater Arts
Drama: Plays for Page or Stage

Kayla Pica Williams

Warrior Marks

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War (canvas 1) & Peace (canvas 2) by Staff Sergeant Jamal D. Sutter, USAF

A little girl works through her father’s depression by drawing ‘warrior marks’ on her friend at school.

Synopsis: Husband, wife, and daughter deal with the fact that the father has been institutionalized for depression. Conversations between the daughter and her friend, the wife and husband, as well as the parents and daughter show just how complicated this disease can be.


About the playwright:
Kayla Pica Williams is a fourth year in her English with a creative writing emphasis PhD at ISU. She obtained her masters from CalArts and has published several short pieces in Stirling Lit, Club Plum, Unlikely Stories, and Rosette Maleficarum as well as a novella in Big Fiction Magazine. She is a second-generation Peruvian American who enjoys long walks with her King Charles and calls her mom daily.

Images: War & Peace by Staff Sergeant Jamal D. Sutter, USAF (contemporary). Each image is acrylic on canvas. 24 x 24 inches. 2014. Public domain.

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