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Mad Horse puts on a searing Pulitzer-nominated Iraq war play

Not too long into Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, most of the characters pacing the stage are either dead, near death, or intimate enough with it to see ghosts.
Caging the tiger
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 25, 2013
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Predators in purgatory

The 2008 play, inspired by a true story about two soldiers guarding a zoo in Baghdad during the early stages of the Iraq War, follows the vengeful ghost of a Bengal tiger through the city's war-torn streets.

By MADDY MYERS  |  November 02, 2012