‘Biloxi Blues’ brings back atmosphere of World War II

The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre continues its 2010-11 season this month with a production of Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues.”

BY JOHN BRANDENBURG Published: March 11, 2011
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A play about young soldiers with the “Biloxi Blues” turns to gold by the end of the performance in Civic Center Music Hall’s intimate basement City-Space Theatre. Real, yet removed in time and space, Neil Simon’s bittersweet memory play of basic training during World War II is given a rousing performance by a nine-member Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre cast.
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Theater review
“Biloxi Blues”
•When: 8 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 20.

•Where: Civic Center Music Hall’s CitySpace Theatre, 201 N Walker.

•Information: 297-2264, 364-7111 or www.cityrep.com.

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