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The Sum of Us One Act Festival

February 29–March 17

Join us for the 3rd annual banned books festival as we present THE SUM OF US ONE-ACT FESTIVAL, a collection of short plays by six local playwrights inspired by Heather McGhee’s brilliant analysis, exploring the far-reaching costs of racism and the path to healing as a community. Prepare to be captivated by these powerful performances,…

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Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Cheryl West

May 1–May 19

Dallas Theater Center’s Brierley Resident Acting Company member, Liz Mikel, returns to Dallas after a year performing on Broadway to play the legendary 1960’s civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer in this regional premiere. Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer celebrates the woman whose courage, humor and grit reminds us that there’s…


Jet Fuel by Amy Evans

August 8–August 25

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the world of elite sports with Amy Evans’ groundbreaking new play. Inspired by the extraordinary tale of Olympic sprinter Caster Semenya, this captivating production casts a brilliant spotlight on the intricate intersections of gender, race identity, and the quest for fairness in the realm of athletics. More than just a…

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