The lives of a young woman and her son are turned upside down when she learns that her husband a civilian American translator working in a Middle East combat zone, has been taken as a hostage by extremists. Enter a well-intentioned but overbearing neighbor who tries to se their world right, but at firt merely succeeds in exacerbating the young mother's pain while driving the boy into a fantasy world to try to find his lost father. In the end the three discover a value in neighborliness they never expected to find. The Language of Trees has been called "imaginative," "stylistically ambitious," "impressive," "heart tugging," and "riveting." This is your opportunity to come see why.
October 7 - October 24, 2011, UAA Mainstage Theatre, Fine Arts Building