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Mile Square Theatre | Berta, Berta
September 21, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - October 16, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
After committing an unforgivable crime, Leroy is granted one final wish: a chance to make amends with his long-lost lover Berta. Their reunion swells from a quarrelsome conjuring of the past to an impassioned plea to escape their impending fate. The play is inspired by the prison chain gang song “Berta, Berta,” which originated on Parchman Farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary.
Estimated run time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recommended for ages 13 and up. Adult themes and language.
Regular: $30 – $45
Student (Under 18 or with a Student ID): $24 – $36