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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 withView more
201 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
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.
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.
The Civic Center Foundation is committed to providing exceptional service to all of our patrons in an equitable and fair manner. We will always meet or exceed the guidelines of the Americans withView more
The Civic Center Foundation is committed to providing exceptional service to all of our patrons in an equitable and fair manner. We will always meet or exceed the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Wheelchair ramps and parking are available for ease of access into the Civic Center. They are located on the north and south sides of the main entrance, and located on Couch and Colcord Drives. For added convenience, a power door opener is located on the north end of the main entrance.
Accessible parking at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center is located in the surface lots at the north and east sides of the building. A power door opener is located at the northern most door of the main entrance.
Accessible seating is available in all theatres for patrons not able to transfer out of wheelchairs or who have vision or hearing needs. Tickets for accessible seating are available in person or by phone. We recommend you speak directly with a box office representative so we can best facilitate your request. Please let your staff member know if you require special sight-line accommodations or have other needs.
Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services
Signed Performances for the deaf and hearing impaired are available for select events. While not guaranteed, with sufficient notice, a sign language interpreter may be made available at the request of the patron. Please let your box office representative know, at time of purchase, if you will need an interpreter.
Hearing Loop System
Patrons with a hearing aid or cochlear implant are able to use the telecoil in their hearing device to pick up sound from the loop system installed in the Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre, at the box office and at concession locations. Patrons using hearing devices do not need to check out a neck loop or additional equipment to utilize the loop system. Visit your audiologist to make sure the t-coil is activated in your hearing device.
Assistive Listening Devices
A select number of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available for loan. The ALDs are available in the Guest Relations office and require a driver’s license for distribution.