The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will open its 2009-2010 season with a play by James McLure. 

"Pvt. Wars" follows three Vietnam veterans recuperating in an Army hospital. This uncompromising comedy observes the men as they attempt to resolve their own private wars.

Cast members include Brady Ness of Conway, Hunter Thompson of Greers Ferry, and Jason Elkins of Sherwood. The play is under the direction of senior Theatre major, Cameron Backus of Little Rock with stage management by Maho Nishida of Japan. 

The play will be presented Sept. 3, 4 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Due to limited seating in the Studio Theatre, tickets are not likely to be available at the door.

Tickets can be reserved by calling UCA Ticket Central at 450-3265 or by visiting Ticket Central, located in the Reynolds Performance Hall. 

Further information is available online at or by calling 450-5092.