Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground
A New American Play by Richard Hellesen
Directed by Peter Ellenstein
Produced in Association with New L.A. Rep
Tony Award-winning actor John Rubinstein (Pippin/Children of a Lesser God), fresh from his acclaimed
Off-Broadway run, makes his Rubicon debut in this fascinating tour-de-force based on the speeches and letters of our 34th president. Set in 1962 at his Pennsylvania farm, Dwight D. Eisenhower, contemplates his place in history, looking back at his Kansas upbringing, his decorated Army career, his victories in World War II, and his two terms as President – reflecting on the good fortune and the adversity that makes a great leader.