Mississippi Goddamn-2017

Meet The Cast

 Mississippi Goddamn contains strong language and may not be suitable for children under the age of 13.


1963. Jackson, Mississippi. Battle lines are drawn - daughter against father, husband against wife, sister against sister, and neighbor against neighbor.  "Mississippi..." examines the tension and fears within families and among neighbors in the hours leading up to the brutal assassination of Medgar Evers.

About the Artists:

Jonathan Norton's plays have been produced or developed by Dallas Theater Center, PlayPenn, The Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, Castillo Theatre, South Dallas Cultural Center, TeCo Theatrical Productions, African American Repertory Theater, Nouveau 47, CrossOver Arts Theater and Soul Rep. Jonathan is a proud two-time recipient of the Diaspora Performing Arts Commission given by the South Dallas Cultural Center, the TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund, an Artistic Innovations Grant from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, and he is a DFW Theater Critics Forum Award winner. His play, “Mississippi Goddamn” was a Finalist for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, and winner of the 2016 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award. Jonathan is also an inaugural member of the Dallas Playwrights Workshop at the Dallas Theater Center led by Will Power. Jonathan is currently working on a commission for the Dallas Theater Center.