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.

 

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THE PARCHMAN HOUR EVENTS

Downtown Happy Hour at the Wells Theatre
October 27, 4:30-6:30pm, Wells Theatre Tazewell Lounge

Opening Night of The Parchman Hour
October 28, 7:30pm

Military Appreciation Day
October 29, 2pm
Use the promo code MILAPP to get $25 in advance

The Parchman Hour Talkback
October 29, after the show

NSU Night
November 2

The Parchman Hour ASL Performance
November 4, 7:30pm

The Parchman Hour Talkback
November 5, after the show

 

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