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The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

  • Herberger Theater Center
    222 E. Monroe St. Phoenix, AZ
  • Dates: October 19 - 21, Oct 25 - Oct 27, Nov 1 - 3, 2018
  • Time: Times vary by day
  • Price: See website for details
Overview
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Fifty years ago nine people, including two Catholic priests, entered the Selective Service office in Catonsville, MD and removed 378 draft cards and burned them in the parking lot with homemade napalm to protest the war in Vietnam. Based on the trial transcripts, the play delves into the moral and religious motives of the nine, and why “the burning of paper not children.”

Story by Daniel Berrigan.

Herberger Theater Center

222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ
Downtown Phoenix
Locally Owned
The Herberger Theater Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to support and foster the growth of performing arts in Phoenix as the premier performance venue, arts incubator…