Soldiering on through war

“Ajax in Iraq,” with Katherine Pankow, runs through Nov. 18 at the University of Florida’s McGuire Black Box Theatre. (Courtesy Of The UF School Of Theatre And Dance)

Published: Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:20 p.m.

The UF School of Theatre and Dance production of "Ajax in Iraq," Ellen McLaughlin's drama that parallels the lives of two characters in times of war, continues with performance at 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday and Nov. 15-16, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 18, in the Nadine McGuire Black Box Theatre.

The play analyzes the ways and means of war through two protagonists: Ajax, the Trojan War hero of Greek mythology, and A.J. -- an American female soldier in Iraq.

Tickets are $17, $13 for UF students, faculty and staff, and are available through the University Box Office at 392-1653, or online at

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