A Piece of My Heart

By Shirley Lauro
Directed by Sidney Monroe

This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war torn jungle and ends as each leaves a personal token at The Wall in Washington.

The two-act play follows six women (four nurses, a Red Cross volunteer, and an intelligence officer) before, during, and after the war. Said jumble of characters includes Sissy, a rather naive but sweet girl from Pennsylvania; Whitney, a seemingly prim and proper Vassar graduate with a secret; Martha, an army brat who discovers Vietnam might be more than she bargained for; Steele, an African-American woman who despite being the most capable of the lot seems to always get treated as the Cassandra; Maryjo, a country-rock singer and professional ditz who goes over to entertain the troops; and Leeann, the half-Chinese, half-Italian who just wanted to go to Hawaii, but instead gets routinely mistaken for Vietnamese.

Sunday, March 3 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Thrust Theatre
2314 South Floyd Street Louisville, KY 40292

Event Type

Arts, Theater

Audience

Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Arts & Sciences, Theatre Arts

Tags

#editorpick

Website

http://louisville.edu/theatrearts/pro...

Cost

10 for students, 15 for faculty or alumni, 20 for public

Hashtag

##uofltheatre

Contact Name

Blair Potter

Contact Phone Number

5028527682

Contact Email

uofltheatrearts@gmail.com

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