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About this show

Dark As A Thousand Midnights, by Jacqui Parker, takes place in rural Mississippi during the murder of Emmett Till in the summer of 1955. Following the racial climate of Mississippi and follows the trials, triumphs, and love of the Riley family as they deal with the disappearance of their own child. This world premiere production is presented as part of the African American Theatre Festival 2006. Schedule: January 11 (Preview), 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21 @ 7:30 PM; January 21 @ 2:00 PM and January 22 @ 3:00 PM Recommended for audiences age 12 and older.

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston