Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company present
THE PARCHMAN HOUR
Songs and Stories of the ‘61 Freedom Riders
OCTOBER 25 - NOVEMBER 12
written and directed by Mike Wiley
In this co-production with Norfolk State University Theatre Company, Journey through the Deep South with the pioneers who fought discrimination and paved the way for the future. Adapted from real life accounts of the 1961 Freedom Rides, this play shares these struggles through music that ranges from Bob Dylan to spirituals. This stirring play contains racially charged language and scenes of violence and is recommended for patrons 13 and older.