The 2nd Act Players fall production will be the world premiere of a new two-act play, The Institute, coming of age during the Vietnam War. Journey back to the turbulent 1960s with us and, in addition to the play itself, we will be cosponsoring a number of events that will look at key issues of the time and also address issues American veterans still face today.
Save the dates now!
Sept 10: the 2nd Act Players look back on the 1960s, a fund-raising event
What: A panel discussion on the Vietnam era featuring noted 1960s peace activists and Vietnam vets.
Where: Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., Evanston
When: 5-7 p.m.
Cost: Admission is free, a fund-raising silent auction will take place and attendees are encouraged to donate $20 each to the 2nd Act Players.
Oct: 21-Nov. 13: Performances of The Institute
What: A world premiere play looks at the moral choices four high school boys face during the height of Vietnam.
Where: The 2nd Act Players Theater at Northminster, 2515 Central Park Ave., Evanston
When: Friday, Saturday evening shows start at 7:30; Sunday matinees start at 3:30
Cost: Ticket information available at brownpapertickets.com
Other events, dates to be determined
- Evanston Arts Center: Vietnam Photo Exhibit
- Mitchel Indian Museum: A video look at issues facing Native American Veterans
- Evanston Vets Center: Discussion on veteran issues then and now
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