off the WALL productions presents Byhalia, Mississippi by Evan Linder
off the WALL productions closes their 2017-18 season with the regional #theater premiere of Byhalia, Mississippi. Previously staged by Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Evan Linder’s #funny and moving salute to both down-home #decency and a troubled couple living in a see-through shack is a bittersweet story about love, class, race, family, and forgiveness.
Jim and Laurel Parker are about to become new parents. They are broke. They are loud. They are "proud white trash." When Laurel gives birth to their long o Want to add a caption to this image? Click the Settings icon. verdue child, she and Jim are faced with the biggest challenge of their lives. Byhalia, Mississippi explores a couple in the midst of turmoil and a town with a racially-charged past that finds its way into the present.
Written by Evan Linder
Directed by Ingrid Sonnichsen
With: Erika Cuenca, Brandon Meeks, Lamar K. Cheston, Hope Anthony,
and Virginia Wall Gruenert
Ten performances: April 20-21, 26-28, and May 3-5 at 8pm/April 22 & 29 at 3pm