Life and Literature Performance Series

 The 16th annual Life and Literature Performance Series features cutting-edge original and adapted works by MU student authors, giving voice to emerging talent by staging a diverse body of new scripts. Come see an evening full of stunning solo performances, poetic and ethnographic works, original and even some classics with a twist.

 FREE, first come, first seated, doors at 7 p.m.

This year’s two performances:

“Safe” by Georgia Douglas Johnson, directed by Zahria Moore and Blake Willoughby. Written by an African American playwright, journalist  and poet, “Safe “is set in the American South during the 1930s and focuses on the birth of a child amidst an era of lynchings.

“Passion Play” by Zahria Moore, directed by Cat Gleason. Mamie, Martha and Mary come to the realization that the greatest challenge of being a mother is raising your son.

7:30 p.m.: Sept 19 – 22

2  p.m.: Sept 23

Studio 4 in McKee Gymnasium, 672 Hitt St.