Future Productions of Voices in the Dark Repertory

TO GIVE A VOICE TO THOSE WHO GO UNHEARD
October 2018

“Le Code Noir ”  

Louisiana’s first Historical Outdoor Drama, written by Tommye Myrick and Director Emeritus of the United States Institute of Outdoor Drama, Mark R. Sumner.  The title “Le Code Noir, comes from the French King Louis XIV’s edict of 1685, which became the law of the land in Louisiana’s Antebellum South whereby Louisiana’s enslaved Africans were allowed to gather in an area away from the Mississippi River called “Place ‘de Negres.  On a weekly basis, both free people of color and enslaved would assemble in this open space.  Today, known as Congo Square.  The provision was permitted as part of a law called “Code Noir”, meaning, The Black Code.  “Le Code Noir” chronicles the life of a 18 year old enslaved African girl named, Santee.




December 2018

“The Living Nativity”  

A true to life Outdoor Musical Christmas Extravaganza.  Recreation of the Birth of Jesus – the Christ Child told through Biblical Verse, Song, Dance and Scripture.  Featuring local choirs, performers and entertainers.




June 2019

“Trans Scripts”

Paul Lucas’s Trans Scripts is an original stage play based on material assembled from more than 75 interviews conducted with people from around the world who identify as transgender.  Its characters range in age, ethnicity, socio-economic status, educational level, and age at transition.


Perfection.... History.... Uncompromised.....

THE VISION CONTINUES