Event Details

Bearing Witness

Time: June 1, 2018 at 8pm to June 17, 2018 at 9:15pm
Location: Odyssey Theatre
Street: 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA
Website or Map: http://www.OdysseyTheatre.com
Phone: 310-477-2055
Event Type: theatrical, drama
Organized By: Lucy Pollak
Latest Activity: May 29, 2018

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A moving father-son story of Vietnman veteran Thomas Bird’s relationship with his World War II veteran dad and their mutual healing from the traumas of battle and the Holocaust. In the play, Bird travels to Mauthausen concentration camp to honor the memory of his father, an Army doctor who cared for survivors upon the camp’s liberation. As Bird conjures the spirits of his father and the camp’s victims, he recalls his own wartime experiences in Vietnam along with a long-held secret his dad revealed just before his death. In “bearing witness” himself, Tom is finally able to find some peace. June 1 – June 17: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West Los Angeles, 90025; The third Friday of every month is wine night at the Odyssey: enjoy complimentary wine and snacks and mingle with the cast after the show. For reservations and information, call (310) 477-2055 or go to OdysseyTheatre.com.

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