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Play Gives Voice to Stories about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy

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photo: Don Ipock, courtesy of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre
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Mark Wolf in "Another American: Asking and Telling"

It was still government policy to discharge openly gay and lesbian service members from the U.S. military when Kansas City Repertory Theatre scheduled a play about the subject. Called "Another American: Asking and Telling," Marc Wolf's one-man show is compiled from interviews he conducted over a 3-year period.

By Steve Walker

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Kansas City, MO – And though President Obama signed the bill repealing the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in December, KCUR's Steve Walker discovered that the topic may be more relevant than ever.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre presents
"Another American: Asking and Telling"
Jan 14 - Feb 6, 2011
Spencer Theatre

Scholars' Forum
Saturday, Jan 29
Susan LaBombard, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, and Beth L. Schissel, MD, Former Capt. United States Air Force, talk about "Another American: Asking and Telling" following the 2 PM matinee. Free. Check here for more information about post show discussions.

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