VOL. 23 - NO. 41
NOV 18 - 25, 2018
PO BOX 13283
OAKLAND, CA 94661-0283

510.595.7777 FAX
SUBSCRIPTION RATE:
$25/YEAR
home
home
home
home

Joint Forces Journal is published privately, and in no way is connected with DoD, the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard. This website and the printed newspaper are intended for the members of the Armed Forces and their families. Contents do not necessarily reflect official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard, and do not imply endorsements thereof. The marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor of the purchases, user or patron for advertisers prohibited. If a violation or rejection of this equal opportunity policy by an advertiser is confirmed, the publisher shall refuse to print advertising from that source until the violation is corrected. Editorial content is prepared and edited privately, and is provided by the Public Affairs Office of U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard installations. Correspondence and material for publication should be addressed to: Editor, Joint Forces Journal, P.O. Box 13283, Oakland, CA, 94661-0283. Deadline for receiving articles and photos is 3 p.m. Monday for publication on Friday of that week. Joint Forces Journal editorial policy is to use bylines and photo credits where applicable and when submitted.

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Launches 49th Season with “Hold These Truths”

Jul 12, 2018
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 2018/19 season with “Hold These Truths” by Jeanne Sakata, an inspiring true story following Gordon Hirabayashi, a Japanese-American student who fought internment to a relocation camp during World War II. This Northern California premiere celebrates the human spirit as it chronicles Hirabayashi's journey from college in Seattle all the way to the Supreme Court, and eventually to a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Directed by Lisa Rothe, with Joel de la Fuente starring as Hirabayashi, “Hold These Truths” shares the story of a young man who passionately defends his Constitutional rights against an unexpected adversary: his own country. ”Hold These Truths” is currently playing through August 5, 2018 at the Lucie Stern Theatre (1305 Middlefield Rd.), in Palo Alto, CA.



Joel de la Fuente makes his TheatreWorks debut as Gordon Hirabayashi. He has been seen in movies and on many television shows and such as The Man in the High Castle, Madam Secretary, Hemlock Grove, Nurse Jackie, Hawaii 5-O, ER, Red Sparrow, The Adjustment Bureau, and more. De la Fuente has also performed throughout the United States at theatres including New York Shakespeare Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, The Public Theater, and others.



Jeanne Sakata is an actor and playwright whose work spans across theatre, film, television, and voiceover.



“Hold These Truths” made its world premiere in 2007 at East West Players in Los Angeles. In 2012, the solo play made its Off Broadway premiere at Epic Theatre Company starring Joel de la Fuente, and received a 2013 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance. Since its world premiere, it has gone on to play throughout the nation including theatres in Boston, Honolulu, Washington, D.C., Portland, and many others.

For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

* * * * *

Photo caption: Joel de la Fuente stars in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018/2019 season opener, the regional premiere of Jeanne Sakata's "Hold These Truths." Inspired by the life of Gordon Hirabayashi, "Hold These Truths," directed by Lisa Rothe, plays through Aug. 5 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. (Photo credit: Kevin Berne)


subscribe

Navy Proposes Tripling Amount of SEAL Training in Hawaiian Islands

Marines Want Robot Vehicles to Carry Infantry Packs into Battle

Navy's Only Drone Submarine Hunter Arrives at Pearl Harbor

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Hillbarn Theatre Rings in the Holiday Season with Musical Adaptation of “A Christmas Carol

Air Defense Operations Won't Return to Tyndall Until Next Year

First Woman Passes Army Special Forces Selection Process

Future Army Brigades Will Fight for a Week Without Resupply, General Says

BOOK REVIEW: Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy by Mary Ann Esposito

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Presents “Tuck Everlasting” - A Magical Musical for The Holidays

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Seven-Time Grammy Award-Winning Duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. Return to Feinstein;’s at the Nikko with “Up, Up and Away”

Latest US Coast Guard Ship Leaves Mississippi Shipyard