A warrior's story of hope
Fri, Nov 11, 2016, at 8pm
Sat, Nov 12, 2016, at 8pm
Sun, Nov 13, 2016, at 2pm
noah liff opera center
THE ANN & FRANK BUMSTEAD PRODUCTION
Judy & Joe Barker
Jessica & Zach Liff
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America’s longest held prisoner of war returns to a country he no longer recognizes and a family who barely recognizes him. Glory Denied speaks to the plight of so many of our veterans who nobly fight for their country but face huge challenges when it comes to re-assimilating into society—and their longed-for normal lives—after service. This true story of Vietnam veteran Colonel Jim Thompson explores the unimaginable bravery asked of soldiers and even the nature of hope itself.
By Tom Cipullo
Based on the oral history by Tom Philpott
Sung in English with projected English titles
One act, 80 minutes
NOTE: Contains adult language
Join us for TALK BACK after the performance
Director John Hoomes, Maestro Dean Williamson, and the cast of GLORY DENIED will take questions from the audience in this up-close-and-personal session. Plan to stay if you can!