The University Theatre at North Carolina State University in Raleigh is presenting six performances of the powerful Shirley Lauro play, A Piece of My Heart , which tells the stories of six women who served in the Vietnam War, beginning on October 28th.
The play is based on stories from the the oral history book of the same name by Keith Walker which was published in 1986 and still is in print. The play will be presented at the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Thompson Hall from, Thursday, October 28, to Sunday, November 7.
Lauro will take part in a reception with the cast and crew that is open to audience members before the opening night performance on October 28, and will hold a post-show discussion following the October 29th performance. The show’s producers are putting together a display of photos and memorabilia from the Vietnam War in accompany the performances.
Part of the proceeds will go to the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation in Washington D.C. For more info, including show times and ticket prices, go to the theatre’s web site or check out the press release . Or call 919-515-1100.