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“Valley of the Heart” play

@ El Teatro Campensino

Hosted by El Teatro Campensino

Sat 24-08-13 1:00am - 7:00pm

Summary: VALLEY OF THE HEART is a love story, the dramatic interaction of two share cropping families – the Yamaguchis and the Montaños - during the trying days of World War II. From the foothills of Northern California’s Santa Clara Valley, “the Valley of Heart’s Delight,” in 1941 to Heart Mountain Internment Camp in Wyoming in 1945, this “memory play” is about the marriage and ultimate survival of Teruko “Thelma” Yamaguchi and Benjamin Montaño, and birth of their son in camp.

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VALLEY OF THE HEART is a love story, the dramatic interaction of two share cropping families – the Yamaguchis and the Montaños - during the trying days of World War II.

From the foothills of Northern California’s Santa Clara Valley, “the Valley of Heart’s Delight,” in 1941 to Heart Mountain Internment Camp in Wyoming in 1945, this “memory play” is about the marriage and ultimate survival of Teruko “Thelma” Yamaguchi and Benjamin Montaño, and birth of their son in camp.