October 18 – 30
From the Mississippi Delta
by DR. ENDESHA IDA MAE HOLLAND
directed by GOLDIE E. PATRICK
Running Time: ~ 2 hours

Humor and heartache go hand-in-hand.

This Pulitzer Prize-nominated play traces the story of one woman’s triumphant journey out of a difficult childhood in Mississippi through the civil rights movement and beyond, offering us a gripping tale of resilience and the human spirit.

“Who we are and who we become is so beautifully tied to where we are from. From the Mississippi Delta is such a powerful journey of how three Black women step into themselves and their becoming as they experience the world around them.”

Goldie E. Patrick, director

“… vivid, lyric writing …”

THE NEW YORK TIMES

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MORE INSIGHTS. MORE FUN.

Get more from your experience at the Playhouse by joining us for one of our pre- or post-show events!

Taste of Tuesday

Tue, Oct 18 at 6PM

Enjoy wine and food tastings from one of our local restaurant partners. Available only as a season ticket package (no longer available.)
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LGBT NIGHT OUT

Thu, Oct 20 at 7PM

A fun, pre-show cocktail party for the LGBTQ+ community and friends. Package no longer available. Call box office for single tickets.

OPENING NIGHT

Sat, Oct 22, post-show

Celebrate the opening of each production along with the cast, crew, and creative team. Free with ticket to the show.
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SUNDAY SYMPOSIUM

Sun, Oct 23, post-show

Special guests take the stage for a conversation about the themes of the play. No ticket necessary — free and open to all.
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BACKSTAGE PASS

Wed, Oct 26 matinee, post-show

Learn how the Playhouse technical staff brought each show to the stage. No ticket necessary — free and open to all.
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OPEN CAPTIONS

Sun, Oct 30 matinee

Deaf and hard of hearing audiences can enjoy the performance while watching an easy-to-read digital screen with the actors’ dialogue.
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Making theater open to all.

The Playhouse offers a variety of accessible ticket pricing options, including pay-what-you-will performances, first responder discounts, free tickets for Indigenous peoples, and more.

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COVID PROTOCOLS

To attend in-person performances, all audience members must present proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times while inside. Please review our full safety protocols here.

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This production of From the Mississippi Delta is sponsored by Judy and Scott Phares.

Media Sponsorship for the 2022 season is generously provided by Moffly Media and  WSHU Public Radio.

 

 

October 18 – 30
From the Mississippi Delta
by DR. ENDESHA IDA MAE HOLLAND
directed by GOLDIE E. PATRICK
Running Time: ~ 2 hours
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