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The Things They Carried
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Freed Center: Biggs Theatre
Name of Performer

The Things They Carried

by Tim O'Brien

February 13, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

 

Journey into the poignant, moving portrayal of the unique struggles of the American Soldier. With original cello music as underscoring, the audience lays witness to the complex issues of war and the universal struggle of the soldier. The play offers both a pre and post show interactive discussion to explore themes including ethics, making choices and violence.

Appropriate for high school audiences and older

For information on field trips call the Box Office (419-772-1900)

 

TICKET PRICING

Adult $20

Senior $15

Child $5

Faculty and Staff $10

ONU Student $5

 

Box office 419-772-1900    

boxoffice@onu.edu

 

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This Literature to Life original, adapted for the stage in 2004 features sixty minutes of verbatim performance from this unique and important piece of American Literature.  Having been developed and premiered at Playhouse Square in Cleveland in collaboration with Mr. O’Brien, the actor leads us through five of the short stories from the book including The Rainy River and The Man I Killed.  With original cello music as underscoring, the audience lays witness to the complex issues of war and the universal struggle of the soldier.  Surrounded by a pre and post show interactive discussion the audience will explore themes including ethics, making choices and violence.

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