A Piece of My Heart At Riverwalk Theatre

A Piece of My Heart
Posted at 2:28 PM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 14:55:46-04

LANSING, Mich. — A story of Vietnam told by women who served, opens at Riverwalk Theatre.

So often war stories are told from the perspective of a soldier, memoirs from the battlefield or the struggles men face when they return home; rarely is a woman more than a supporting character. Shirley Lauro’s A Piece of My Heart changes that and puts women front and center as they recount the Vietnam war as they lived it. Based on actual experiences, the play takes us through the memories of six women before, during, and after their tour in the war torn country. Director Diane Cooke has assembled a powerhouse cast of women to bring this emotional drama to the Dart Black Box stage: Kelly Jo Garland, Anasti Her, Jessa Bye, Brie Roper, and Ann Glenn Carlson portray Red Cross nurses; Caila Conklin flexes her musical background as a country western singer tricked into touring the country; and Tyler Frease portrays all the male


Bring your tissues, you’re sure to need them.


Date: October 24-27 & October 31- November 3, 2019

Time: Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $10 (adults) $8 (seniors/student/military)

Ticket Reservations: or 517-482-5700

Location: Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing, MI 48933.

For additional information on Riverwalk Theatre productions and ticket information,

please call 482-5700 or visit the website at

A Piece of My Heart

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