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"Duty" Explores Conflicted Feelings About War

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When art and war have collided over the past century, the results have ranged from Picasso's "Guernica" to Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now."

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Kansas City, MO – A new play premieres this weekend from a Kansas City writer who served in Vietnam and, though the war he references is a more current one, the piece grapples with such historic themes as family, honor and duty. KCUR's Steve Walker reports.

photos: courtesy of Bob Compton Photography.

The Theatre Gym's production of Hal Parrott's "Duty," runs September 2nd through September 19th (Th-Sat, 7:30pm; Sundays, 2:00pm) at Fringe Central, 1730 Broadway, KCMO

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