In Their Footsteps

Tuesday October 26th, 2021 - 7:00PM

Location : The Kraine Theater, New York, NY

Over 50 years ago, thousands of young American women went to Vietnam to serve their country. These women's stories remain untold. In 2016, Infinite Variety Productions interviewed five of these women; Ann Kelsey (Special Services Librarian), Judy Jenkins Guadino (Special Services RecreationEmployee), Jeanne "Sam" Christie (Red Cross, Donut Dollie), Lily Adams (US Army Nurse), and Doris "Lucki" Allen (US Army Intelligence Specialist).


Image created by Ran Xia


**All in attendance must adhere to the COVID guidelines that apply to this show. Vaccines will be required for all audience members, staff, and performers. You can prove your vaccination status (two weeks past final dose by show day) using your vaccine card or your Excelsior App. We can also accept a photo of your vax card, but only when presented with photo ID. Masks are required for the duration of your time spent indoors. We will be conducting contact tracing at the door. We will be seating at limited capacity with space between parties. Our theaters are equipped with a ventilation system capable of completely replacing the air in the space every ten minutes. Surfaces are sanitized regularly.**



Through these oral histories, IVP has created a fascinating and endearing 55-minute documentary theatre piece, in which the actors only use the exact words from the five women's testimonies. In Their Footsteps vividly recreates their memories - in all their glory, humor, and horror. Seamlessly weaving between the five stories, In Their Footsteps manages to portray the human side of war, creating bunkers, rooftops, military vehicles, and more through a constantly moving set composed of just five blocks.


  • Full vaccination (two weeks past final dose of Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J) is required for all audience members, staff, and performers. You can prove your vaccination status with
    • Your vaccine card
    • The NY Excelsior app or NJ Docket app
    • A photo of your vaccine card with matching photo ID
  • Masking is required for audience and staff
    • Masks may be removed while seated in the back of the theater to enjoy drinks provided the bar is open and an empty row is left between masked and unmasked sections.
    • Audience members seated in the front section of the theater will be fully masked at all times.
  • Audience members and performers are required to fill out a contact tracing form upon arrival.
  • Seating is limited to half normal capacity with space left between parties.
  • The theater is equipped with a ventilation system capable of completely replacing the air in the space every ten minutes.
  • Surfaces are sanitized regularly.

All in attendance (audience, staff, performers, etc) must adhere to these polices or be asked to leave.

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