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Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Will Arbery's haunting Pulitzer-Prize finalist play speaks to the heart of a country at war with itself.

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Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Date: 1 Dec 2021

On a chilly night in the middle of America, Will Arbery’s haunting Pulitzer-Prize finalist play speaks to the heart of a country at war with itself.

It’s nearing midnight in Wyoming, where four young conservatives have gathered at a backyard after-party.

They’ve returned home to celebrate their mentor, Gina, newly inducted as president of a tiny Catholic college. But as their reunion spirals into spiritual chaos and clashing generational politics, it becomes less a celebration than a desperate fight to be understood.

Heroes of the Fourth Turning offers an authentic and disarming window into American Catholic right-wing conservatives while excavating the schism between old-guard conservatives and Trumpist identity politics.

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