1991: Back to Normal

Written by Joan Holden, Ellen Callas, Elliot Humberto Kavee, Gregory R. Tate & Isa Nidal Totah
Music & Lyrics by Bruce Barthol
Directed by Ed Holmes

BACK TO NORMAL featured Isa Nidal Totah, Michael Gene Sullivan, Daniel Chumley,
Arthur Holden, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro, Sharon Lockwood & Gregory R. Tate
and band members Eric Crystal, Dan Hart, Elliot Humberto Kavee & Dred Scott

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Poster Design: Salim Yaqub

It's 4 a.m. - the airwaves above Normal, CA crackle with Hetty Counts' far-out conspiracy theories. Working nights, she fails to notice the entire town has turned red, white and blue in support of Bush's tidy Persian Gulf War. When son Jimmy returns from Operation Desert Storm - proud of freeing Kuwait, bursting with patriotism and carrying an old battered Arab lamp as a souvenir - he receives a hero's welcome from everyone but... his mother! What's next for Hetty? And what's the secret of the old Arab lamp? Will the 1,001 lies behind King George's glittering "victory" against the people of Iraq be revealed?
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Photographer: Neil Robert Miller
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