Playwright Ann McGravieserved in the WRENS (Women's Royal Navy Service) during World War II in England.
Anne McGravie, pictured in her WRENS uniform.
"WRENS" at Rivendell Theater features (from left) Katrina Kuntz, Meg Warner, Mary Cross, Amanda Powell, Rebecca Spence and Ashley Neal. | Joe Mazza
When Anne McGravie was 17½, she made a decision that would change her life. It was 1944 and war was raging in Europe when one day McGravie stopped in front of a recruitment office in her native Edinburgh and was inspired to join the WRENS …