BOX OFFICE: 601-948-3533

Main Stage: Best of Enemies


Regional Premiere
By Mark St. Germain

Directed by Francine Thomas Reynolds

February 28-March 4 and March 7-11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
March 5 & 12, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Ticket Prices: $28 regular; $22 seniors/students/military; $18 groups of 15 or more; $7 10 a.m. matinees

Civil Rights Drama

Subscription Show

Based on the bestselling book by Osha Gray Davidson, Best of Enemies is a true story about the relationship between a Grand Cyclops of the KKK and an African-American civil rights activist, during the desegregation of the Durham, North Carolina schools in 1971. Best of Enemies exposes the poison of prejudice but also demonstrates what’s possible when we recognize the humanity in each other, forgive the past, and work together to change the future. Steep political ramifications, hypocritical thinking, and unexpected personal battles round out this deeply moving civil rights drama. Is it possible for sworn enemies to find common ground in solving the world’s problems? Recommended for ages 14 and older for strong, racial language and content.


Cast List:

C.P. ELLIS – Rus Blackwell

MARY ELLIS – Jessica Wilkinson

ANN ATWATER – Marci J. Duncan

BILL RIDDICK – Yohance Myles