Marquette's Department of Performing
Arts to Present|
The Trial of the Cantonsville Nine
Thursday Nov. 10- Sunday, Nov. 13,
Nov. 16, 2005
Time: Wednesday- Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Place: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre
252 N. 13th St.
The Marquette University Department of Performing
Arts presents The Trial of the Catonsville Nine by Rev. Daniel
Berrigan, S.J. The drama, based on his book, is part of the
National Academic conference on Art, Faith, and Social Justice.
On May 17, 1968 Father Daniel Berrigan, along with eight other
professors in Baltimore, entered a draft board office, removed
the draft files of young men about to be sent to Vietnam,
and burned them using homemade napalm, a weapon commonly used
in Vietnam by U.S. Forces. Later made into a major motion
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine explores the motives
the protestors' actions as they state their case for individual
responsibility and taking personal action. Today, Father Berrigan
is a theologian, teacher and poet.
Performances are Thursday Nov. 10 through Saturday, Nov. 12,
and Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 at
2:30 p.m. at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located
at 252 N. 13th St. For tickets, call the box office at 288-7504.
For more information on the National Academic conference on
Art, Faith, and Social Justice please visit the conference
Interested media should contact Anne Broeker in the Office
of Marketing and communication.
Office of Marketing and Communication Contacts
Media Relations Specialist
Phone: (414) 288-1988