War Bonds: The Songs & Letters of WWII

War Bonds: The Songs & Letters of WWII

EbzB Productions presents WAR BONDS: The Songs and Letters of World War II; a musical journey through a war that redefined the world. This multi-media living history cabaret is interspersed with personal letters from the front and headline news of the period. The production is a warm reminiscence and a harrowing reminder of a time when the whole world seemed upside down. The edited-for-television version premiered in 2007 as part of UNC-TV’s World War II documentary project and aired nationally on public television throughout the United States (and then subsequently internationally). The national broadcast version continues to air via American Public Television (APT) distribution (www.aptonline.org). This performance is suitable for grades 4 through 12.

Use this link to view a video excerpt from this program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5kk2pJEJSk&list=PL550A91A3F1ED155B&index=3&t=0s

Both in-person and virtual (live and pre-recorded) options are available for this program.

Artist Background

The nationally touring and award-winning production company of EbzB Productions’ workshops can be applied to grades 3-12 upon request and with required joint planning with faculty. Endorsed by numerous state & local arts councils, EbzB has trained with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Artists as Educators Program, and the Lincoln Center Institute’s International Educator Program to conduct workshops in arts integration. EbzB Productions has established a solid reputation for its work with middle & high school classes to create historical narrative based on classroom oral history projects as well as specifically tailored residencies & workshops. Student workshops often are presented in tandem with scheduled performances.

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