Drama

Artistic Query: ‘The Draft’ Looking for Backers

July 8, 2015

The creators of a new play, "The Draft", which is based on interviews from the 2011 book, Called to Serve: Stories of the Men and Women Confronted by the Vietnam War Draft by Tom Weiner,…

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Harry Bosch on Amazon – No Longer A Vietnam Veteran

March 30, 2015

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="343"] Tim Welliver as Harry Bosch in the new Amazon series[/caption] A little over a year ago we reported on "Bosch, " a cop procedural drama pilot that began streaming on Amazon Prime.…

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Walter Anderson's 'Almost Home'

October 1, 2014

Walter Anderson (above, left ), best known as the former long-time editor in chief of Parade magazine, served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Vietnam War in 1965. The author of five books, Anderson's…

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Robin Williams, 1951-2014

August 12, 2014

Most of the obituaries and appreciations of Robin Williams (who committed suicide on August 11) mentioned the fact that his breakout acting role came in the film Good Morning Vietnam and that he won a…

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'Hey, Hey, LBJ" Theater Piece at the D.C. Fringe Festival

July 16, 2014

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="549" caption="Kleinberg in Vietnam in 1968"] [/caption] David Kleinberg, who served with the Army's the 25th Infantry Division at Cu Chi in Vietnam from 1966 -67 as a combat correspondent has written…

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New LBJ-Heavy Play: 'The Great Society'

September 3, 2013

The Great Society,  a play that focuses on President Lyndon Johnson and his domestic and foreign policies from the time he took office in 1963 to his March 1968 decision to seek peace in Vietnam…

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Grisham's 'A Time to Kill' to Broadway

June 26, 2013

  John Grisham's first novel, A Time to Kill , which came out in 1989, was---no surprise---a tautly written, page-turning legal thriller. The plot: a young lawyer in Mississippi defends an African-American Vietnam veteran who…

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Snapshot, One Woman Show in L.A.

April 1, 2013

Mitzi Sinnott's award-winning, one-person play, SNAPSHOT: A True story of Love Interrupted by Invasion , will be running in Los Angeles at the Greenway Court Theatre  starting this Thursday, April 4, and going through Sunday, April 21.…

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'The Steadfast' : A Multi-War Play in NYC

January 26, 2013

  The limited-run play, "The Steadfast, " which is on view at the TGB Theater in New York City through February 3, is based on a painting called "Legacy" by Steve Alpert. The painting depicts…

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New Broadway Play With a Strong Vietnam War Theme

April 24, 2012

  It's not every day that a play with a strong Vietnam War theme opens on Broadway. One of those days is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 25, when the drama "The Columnist , " written by…

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