KCUR Arts
10:24 am
Thu September 2, 2010

"Duty" Explores Conflicted Feelings About War

When art and war have collided over the past century, the results have ranged from Picasso's "Guernica" to Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now."

Kansas City, MO – A new play premieres this weekend from a Kansas City writer who served in Vietnam and, though the war he references is a more current one, the piece grapples with such historic themes as family, honor and duty. KCUR's Steve Walker reports.

photos: courtesy of Bob Compton Photography.

The Theatre Gym's production of Hal Parrott's "Duty," runs September 2nd through September 19th (Th-Sat, 7:30pm; Sundays, 2:00pm) at Fringe Central, 1730 Broadway, KCMO

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