On Stage

Vietnam War Play Staged Reading in N.J. June 15

June 12, 2019

Paul Drew, the author of a memoir---After the Storm: A Vietnam Veteran's Reflections---and a Vietnam War novel, Jenny 4, will be doing a staged reading of a one-act play he wrote based on the novel,…

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1968: The Musical

June 7, 2018

That's right: A new musical called '68 that looks a the tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, opens next month. A production of the New York Music Festival, the musical is the work of…

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‘Miss Saigon’ Back on Broadway

March 29, 2017

The bombastic hit musical Miss Saigon--a Vietnam War story centering on a GI and a bar girl loosely based on Puccini's Madame Butterfly--reopened on Broadway last week for the first time since 2001. The Cameron…

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‘Children of the April Rain’, Operation Babylift Play, on Veterans Day

November 7, 2016

The latest staged reading of the moving play, "Children of the April Rain, " which focuses on the 1975 Vietnam War Babylift, will be presented on Veterans Day, November 11, at 1:00 p.m. at the…

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Operation Babylift Play ‘Children of the April Rain’ in East Williston, New York

August 10, 2016

The Vietnam Babylift play, Children of the April Rain , will be presented at the East Williston Community Church Theater in East Williston, New York, on Sunday, September 25, at 3:00 p.m. The play tells…

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‘Children of the April Rain’ Operation Babylift Play

June 11, 2016

The latest staged reading of the play “Children of the April Rain , ” which deals with nine Americans who worked to save orphaned Vietnamese children during Operation Babylift in 1975, was performed recently in…

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Operation Baby Lift Play: ‘Children of the April Rain’

April 22, 2016

A staged reading of the play "Children of the April Rain, " which is based on the true stories of nine people who took part in Operation Baby Lift in April of 1975, will be…

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‘The Draft’: New Vietnam War Play

September 9, 2015

"The Draft, " a new multimedia play dealing with the Vietnam War and how ten young men respond to their greetings from Uncle Sam, opens at Hiberian Hall in Roxbury, Massachusetts, tomorrow, September 10. The show…

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‘Occupied Territories’: New Play Set in the Vietnam War

July 15, 2015

  A new theater piece called "Occupied Territories" recently had a limited run at the Anacostia Playhouse in Washington, D.C.  The play, written by Nancy Bannon and its director Mollye Maxner,  is set in Vietnam during…

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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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