About This Show

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Language of Trees, by Steven Levenson, directed by Alex Timbers.

When an American translator is sent into a U.S. war zone in the Middle East, a friendly neighbor volunteers to help out his wife and young son. As events abroad spiral out of control, the lives of all the characters are turned upside down. The Language of Trees is about the fragility of language, the ecology of war and the meaning of neighborliness in an age of terror.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: October 29, 2008 Final Performance: December 14, 2008

Theatermania Review

| | October 29, 2008
Steven Levenson’s uneven new play examines the impact of the war in Iraq on the family of an American translator.

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