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Glory Denied

Presented by Painted Sky Opera at Civic Center Music Hall, Oklahoma City OK

Jan 31 2020
Feb 07 2020
Glory Denied

The true story of Captain Jim Thompson, the longest-held American prisoner of war in history, and the struggles he faced as he re-entered society.

by Tom Cipullo

Shot down over Vietnam in 1964 and captured by the Viet Cong, Captain Thompson was held for nine years. His memories of his beloved wife, Alyce, and their young family kept him going despite the brutal conditions in which he was held. However, upon his release, he returned home to find that Alyce thought he had died in Vietnam. Faced with crushing uncertainty and the prospect of raising their four children alone, Alyce had decided to move on with her life and was living with

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Civic Center Music Hall

201 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102


Accessible Parking
Street level accessible parking spaces are available along Couch and Colcord Drives for events at the Civic Center Music Hall. Accessible spaces at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center are available on a first-come, first-served basis in the three surface level lots surrounding the theatre.

Private Parking
Parking is also available in private pay lots surrounding the Civic Center. Individual parking fees for events can range from $6-$12. The Civic Center does not control pricing for private parking.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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