Bringing The World Home To You

© 2022 WUNC North Carolina Public Radio
120 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919.445.9150 | 800.962.9862
91.5 Chapel Hill 88.9 Manteo 90.9 Rocky Mount 91.1 Welcome 91.9 Fayetteville 90.5 Buxton 94.1 Lumberton 99.9 Southern Pines
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Arts & Culture

From The Air Force To The Chair Force

A moment from Grounded, a one-woman show featuring Madeleine Lambert.
Jon Haas

After an unexpected pregnancy, an F-16 pilot gets reassigned to a desk job: flying drones from an armchair in a windowless trailer in Nevada.

The pilot is the character in the play "Grounded," a one-woman show by George Brant that explores the psychological fallout of drone warfare. 

We have this idea that technology is somehow impersonal. But actually, drone warfare is very personal. - Actress Madeleine Lambert

The play opens at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham this Friday and runs through April 4th. Host Frank Stasio talks with director Talya Klein and actress Madeleine Lambert.

Here's the promo video:

More Stories