“This is Ambo Land,” the reporter tells the audience at the outset of the play “How I Got That Story.”
“It’s not the safest place right now.”
He’s right. Writing the play in 1979, playwright Amlin Gray based his fictional Ambo Land on Vietnam, a place rife with military history.
Gray’s story of a place that’s “not the safest” isn’t the only one on display right now.