One Red Flower

ORF-ShowArtFebruary/March 2009

February 20, 21, 27, 28; March 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14

Music by Paris Barclay
Book and Lyrics adapted for the stage by Paris Barclay from the book Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam, edited by Bernard Edelman for the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission
Directed by Craig Pettinati
Music Direction by Stuart Weich
Produced by Jenna Ballard


One Red Flower is a musical play inspired by the book, Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam. While expressing the tender emotions of a soldier’s life during war, it uses actual letters written by Vietnam War soldiers and their loved ones.


Tim Adams…..Specialist Fourth Class Billy “Spanky” Bridges
Wendy Baird…..Eleanor Bridges
Eymard Cabling…..Specialist Fifth Class Marion Johnson
James Finley…..Private First Class Alan Chisholm
Greg Gardner…..First Lieutenant Kenny Rutherford
Jon Keeling…..Warrant Officer Michael Sandberg
Andrew Mitakides…..Sergeant George McDuffy

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