Memphis: An Interview with the cast of Byhalia, Mississippi

  Jordan Nichols, Director of New Works at Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, sat down with some of the cast and crew of Byhalia, Mississippi to find out their thoughts on the rehearsal process and discoveries the cast had made thus far from working on the script.


Sneak Peek Sunday: September 7th, 2014

In our very first Sneak Peek Sunday, we are going WAY back. A selection from Act I, Scene 1 from the very first public reading of Byhalia, Mississippi held in the Memphian Room at Circuit Playhouse in Memphis, TN on September 7th, 2014. Byhalia, Mississippi by Evan Linder Laurel’s mother Celeste is livid after being told to drive back home to Jackson, which …


Soundtrack Saturday #1: Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone

Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone On Saturdays over the next month and a half, we will be sharing songs that are playing in our rehearsal rooms as seven casts prepare for the World Premiere Conversation of Byhalia, Mississippi in seven cities. It seemed only appropriate to start with Nina. There was never any question, really. Start your Saturday off right by clicking below. …


Meet The Companies: Staged Readings

After four cities open productions of Byhalia, Mississippi on January 8th, three additional cities will be doing staged readings of the play for one night only in Los Angeles, Birmingham and Boulder LET’S MEET THEM!

Byhalia WPC Cities


by Tyrone Phillips and Andrew Hobgood A World Premiere Conversation is: There is still a lot to discover. Our hope is that does on a larger scale what we always want to do with every new play we produce: Get a conversation started. Get people excited. Connect with our audiences and connect them to each other. We can’t wait to show you …