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Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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PTSD and ME

“Her performance is energetic and raw. Her passion is palpable.”

PTSD AND ME: A JOURNEY TOLD THROUGH POETRY

Written and Performed by Erika Renee Land

Directed by Carol Welter

INCLUDES A QUESTION AND ANSWER WITH THE AUDIENCE

Erika Land’s PTSD and ME is a 90-minute one woman show that is irresistibly lined with head-bopping rhythms and palpable poetry. The story is about Land’s personal life, military experiences, and her struggles with PTSD. Land uses poetry as a way to express herself. “I felt stuck. My poetry opened a door for me to express my feelings and provided a way to share my story.”

Patrons can expect to leave the raw performance thoroughly entertained, yet with a better understanding of the various symptoms that can lead to the manifestation of PTSD. Land expresses her hopes of an engaging, post-show community conversation so that people will become more aware of the symptoms and be encouraged.

Erika Land is a 21st century War Poet, one of the only Cover Poets in the United States, an author, motivational speaker and more. She has published five books, written academic commentaries and performs nationwide at various venues.

10% of the proceeds from each show will be donated to local organizations that assist homeless veterans.

Some of our recipients and future recipients

  • Veterans Empowerment Organization has provided Housing, Supportive Services, Job Training and Placement to over 5,000 homeless veterans and their families. www.VEOHERO.org
  • The Veterans Center of North Texas assist Veterans, of all ages and service eras, and their families to navigate through the network of public and private agencies to obtain assistance, services and support to establish and maintain productive lifestyles within our North Texas communities. https://www.veteranscenterofnorthtexas.org

Suitability: Mature (under 14 yrs NOT permitted)

Genre: Poet or Monologue Performance

If you cannot attend the show but would like to DONATE click here.

Event Details

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Website
Cox Building Playhouse
1517 H Avenue
Plano, TX 75074 United States
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Venue Phone Number: 972-941-5600
Cost: $25 – $35