Stage drama 'Soldier's Heart' focuses on military sexual assault

A searing new drama that focuses on unreported sexual assault in the military and its impacts is playing out on a New Jersey stage.

'Solider's Heart,' starring Mairin Lee and Kim Zimmer,

'Solider's Heart,' starring Mairin Lee and Kim Zimmer, is being performed at Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University in Union.

UNION - A searing new drama that focuses on unreported sexual assault in the military and its impacts is playing out on a New Jersey stage.

'Solider's Heart,' starring Mairin Lee and Kim Zimmer, is being performed at Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University in Union.

The story centers on a Marine named Casey who leaves for Iraq eager to serve her country. She returns from the battlefield dealing with the results of an unspeakable betrayal after being raped by her commanding officer.

The story shows the main character's transformation from a self-reliant woman to one who has "a lot of demons" and unanswered questions.

The play runs through July 27.

 

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