19 Ratings
Lyric Poetry & Drama
1T 54min

World War II is over, and a family mourning a son missing in action plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives. When a storm blows down the tree, a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth. A Tony Award Winner for Best Author (1947). A co-production with The Smithsonian Associates, Voice of America and Arena Stage.

Includes an interview with historian Bill Yenne, author of The American Aircraft Factory in World War Two, one of his many works that chronicle the history of wartime aviation and manufacturing.

Recorded at Voice of America, Washington D.C. in February 2000.

Directed by Nick Olcott
Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance starring:
James Farentino as Joe Keller
Arye Gross as Chris Keller
Julie Harris as Kate Keller
Mitchell Hรฉbert as Dr. Bayliss
Naomi Jacobson as Ann
Barbara Klein as Lydia
Paul Morella as George
Michaeleen O'Neil as Sue
Nathan Taylor as Bert
Jerry Whiddon as Frank

Recording Engineer: Gary Jaffee.
Live Sound Effects: Gary Spizler.
Stage Managers: Danisha Crosby and Lynn Filusch

© 2001 L.A. Theatre Works (Audiobook) ISBN: 9781580814034