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Nov 20, 2018 |

Project Theatre Presents: A Piece of My Heart

 

“A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Lauro is based on a book called, “A Piece of my Heart: The Stories of Twenty-Six American Women Who Served in Vietnam” by Keith Walker. The book documents extensive interviews with twenty-six real women who served in Vietnam. The play version whittles those twenty-six women into six distinctive characters, five nurses and one country western singer who sings for the troops. Act I of the play covers who they are, how they came to their decision to serve, and what their experience was. While each of the women left a piece of their heart in Vietnam, when they return to the US in Act II and are forced to deal with their own reintegration into a ‘normal’ life as well as the political climate of the country they realize that replacing that missing piece is going to be more difficult than anticipated.

Multiple Performances
Blue Box Theatre
1130 SW Main St
Portland, OR 97205

Tickets now available – purchase online 
$10 Adults
$5 Non-NWA Students
Complimentary – NWA Students and Staff

 


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