The State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till
The State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till is a 2003 play written by David Barr and Mamie Till Mobley. The show chronicles the life and brutal death of Emmett Till, and the circumstances that surrounded his murder.
The show premiered in February 2005 at Dillard University in New Orleans. Directed by Vergil Smith, Till ran for 13 performances before closing. The show was to return to Dillard's stage in February 2006, but due to damage suffered by Hurricane Katrina, it never did.
Coppin State University
Grambling State University
- Martin Brady (February 26, 2009). "The Face of Emmett Till at Darkhorse; Black History Month Docudrama". Nashville Scene.
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