"The Story" Comes to Parkland Theatre

"The Story" Comes to Parkland Theatre

Tracey Scott Wilson drama in Miner Theatre Oct. 13-23

The Story, written by Tracey Scott Wilson and directed by Latrelle Bright, comes to Parkland College's Harold and Jean Miner Theatre October 13-23.      An ambitious Black newspaper reporter, Yvonne Wilson, goes against her editor, Pat Morgan, to investigate a murder and finds the BEST story—but at what cost? Wilson explores the elusive nature of truth as the boundaries between reality and fiction, morality and ambition become dangerously blurred.    Bright directs a cast that includes Gertrude Namara, Tiphaine Kouadou, Excellence Onalundula, Ashanti Lumpkin, Braedon Arnett, Mia-belle Shannon, Spencer Hazen, Chyann Thomas, Jacklyn Kaboff, Amia Adegoke, and Estella Samii.      Performances take place in the Harold and Jean Miner Theatre October 13, 14, 15, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and October 16 and 23 at 3 p.m.    This show is rated "Teen" for adult language and content.    Tickets are Adult, $20; Student/Youth/Senior/Veteran, $18; Group (10 or more), $16. Opening night is half-price night. To purchase tickets, visit    Limited mobility seating and listening devices are available at each performance. If other assistance is required, please contact Parkland Accessibility Services ( or 217/353-2338) at least two weeks prior to your performance date. For more information about Parkland Theatre, visit

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