Hero's Welcome


In this regional premiere of the play by one of Britain’s most celebrated playwrights, a decorated military hero returns home after 17 years to a town he left amidst rumors of arson, infidelity, and abandonment. With his new wife in tow, secrets and old scores emerge and are settled in bedrooms, town halls, and on the shooting range. Tony Award winner Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy gives us “warm characters and crafty storytelling” (Daily Mail, UK) as it hurtles toward a shocking and poignant conclusion.

Presented by 1st Stage

Show Type
Running Time
140 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$15 - $39

Discount Tickets Available Call box office for industry tickets.

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Box Office Phone: 703-854-1856

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 09/06/2018 - 10/07/2018
Sunday 2:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 7:30pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 2:00pm8:00pm-
Important Dates


  • 09/15/2018 - 2:00pm

Open Caption

  • 09/20/2018 - 7:30pm
  • 09/21/2018 - 8:00pm
  • 09/22/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 09/22/2018 - 8:00pm
  • 09/23/2018 - 2:00pm
Performer Role
Anne Bowles Kara
Nick DePinto Murray
James J Johnson Derek
Clayton Pelham, Jr Brad
Angeleaza Anderson Baba
Lisa Hodsoll Alice
Production Personnel
Alan Ayckbourn
Alex Levy
Costume Designer
Danielle Preston
Set Designer
Kathryn Kawecki
Sound Designer
Reid May
Lighting Designer
Robbie Hayes


1st Stage
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22101


  • Free onsite parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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