Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam’

Hip Shot: Hey, Hey, LBJ!

Main Stage – Goethe Institut
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 12 at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16 at 9:30 p.m.
Friday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m.
They Say: David, an army reporter, arrives in Vietnam supporting the war. Soon his feelings change. Just before returning home, he's in Bangkok partying when his buddies in Vietnam come [...]

Opening Tonight: Hey, Hey, LBJ!

Hey, Hey, LBJ! is only David Kleinberg's second solo theatre piece. But the 71-year-old has been preparing for his first Capital Fringe show his entire life. Once upon a time, the chant referenced in his show's title continued, "How many kids did you kill today?" Half a century later, the scars of America's most divisive [...]

Fringe Profile: The Author and Inspiration of ‘WAR & THERAPY’

Last week, the Army released statistics showing that 32 soldiers committed suicide in June, the highest number in a single month since the Vietnam era. The news doesn’t come as a surprise to Paula Caplan.
For the last several years, Caplan, a psychologist and playwright, has been researching veterans and the treatment they receive upon returning [...]