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Eudora Welty - Mississippi Stories

Members say: Delightful, Great acting, Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny
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Voices of the South Theatre Company presents a stage adaptation of two works by Eudora Welty: her short story 'Why I Live at the P. O.' and a portion of her memoir, 'One Writer's Beginnings.'

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'Why I Live at the P.O.' is a beloved Eudora Welty tale, with her wit, whimsy, and extraordinary ear for Southern banter all evident. Peppered with wonderfully eccentric characters, this comedic short story follows the trials and tribulations of Sister as she recounts her madcap quest for liberation from her family.

'One Writer’s Beginnings' is Welty's much-praised memoir, which she wrote later in life. The first chapter, entitled 'Listening,' takes a lyrical look into the author's childhood, exploring memory, family, and how a lifelong love of words led to her career. 

 

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Ambitious, Great writing, Charming, Literary

See it if You love Eudora Welty and other southern short fiction.

Don't see it if You don't aren't patient with non-equity acting and expect a fully staged play.

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Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You are a Eudora Welty fan

Don't see it if You don't want to know more about Eudora Welty

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Original, Clever, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Word-centric

See it if you love to have words take center stage with minimal set, lights and actors who have to make up the difference.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy narrative theatre.

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Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you are a fan of Eudora Welty. It is wonderful to hear her voice presented by such talented actors.

Don't see it if you are not interested in narrative theater.

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Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Storytelling is at its finest in these two adaptations from Eudora Welty's writings. They're funny and poignant.

Don't see it if If you're only interested in big productions with no imagination.