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Oct
24

Staged Reading: My Lai

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Modlin Center for the Arts, Jepson Theatre
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As part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festial of Literature and the Arts, the Department of Theatre and Dance presents a staged reading of My Lai, directed by Dorothy Holland.

On March 16, 1968, a group of U.S. Army soldiers entered two small villages in southeastern Viet Nam. They killed hundreds of unarmed citizens, including young children and infants. How could the soldiers do this? How could the massacre remain hidden for over a year?

University of Richmond journalism professor, Robert Hodierne’s powerful new play is based on archival recordings of the hearings and interviews with soldiers who were there. This staged reading will include professional actors from the Richmond area as well as UR student actors. Talkback following the performance.

Free and open to the public, but seating is limted. First come, first served.

Learn more about the Tucker-Boatwright Festival at as.richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright.