Deployed, by Nicola Smith and Samantha Lazar, premiered March 30, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vt., and Northern Stage, White River Junction. A play that draws on interviews with female veterans who served in peace time and in war, from Vietnam through Iraq and Afghanistan. It focuses on issues of patriotism, pride in service, sexual harassment, military sexual trauma, motherhood, and resilience.

Coming Up

Nicola Smith will speak about Deployed on May 16, 2019, at the Grafton Inn, Grafton, Vt., as part of the Vermont Arts Council’s two-day conference on A New Look at the Power of the Arts and Humanities in Vermont Today. The time is 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sponsored by the Windham Foundation.


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Noelle Franco and other actors rehearse “Deployed” at Northern Stage in White River Junction, Vt. (Ruby Summers photograph)