Our mission is to use the performing arts to bring to the fore of public attention the needs of the poor, the marginalized and the oppressed.



NOW SHOWING: "A Lesson Before Dying"

The Justice Theater Project's goal is to create shifts of thought and action through productions which inspire, and spark discussion.  Join us October 9 - 24 for 9 performances of "A Lesson Before Dying".  Pre-show discussions, babysitting, $14 Sunday the 11th, Book Discussions, and a special Monday morning show on Oct 19th for those that are over 55.


Joseph Callender and connie Mc Coy Rogers.  photo by Valerie taylor

Joseph Callender and connie Mc Coy Rogers.
 photo by Valerie taylor

Black Nativity                         by Langston Hughes

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Discussions and Events during "A Lesson Before Dying"

All discussions are free and open to the public.

Friday, October 9, 6:30 pm Bring your dinner and join in a pre-show discussion with JTP Artistic Director Deb Royals. "The Death Penalty in NC- Where we are today."  No ticket to a show is required to attend the free discussion.

Saturday, October 10,  8:00 pm show

Sunday, October 11 is $14 day for all seats.

Tuesday, October 13 -  10:00 am and 7:00 pm. "A Lesson Before Dying" Book Discussion with Fr. Steve Kluge. Free.

Friday, October 16 - 8:00 pm show Free admission for visually impaired patron and their driver. Reservations required.

Saturday, October 17, 6:30 pm Pre-show discussion with Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy.  "Structural Racism." No ticket to the show is required to attend the free discussion. Light refreshments provided.

Sunday, October 18 has free childcare services for potty trained children over age 3.

Monday, October 19, 9:30 am "Over 55" weekday show. $14 admission. Reservations required.

Thursday, October 22, 6:30 pm Pre-show discussion with Trevor Thomson and Deb Royals "Catholic Social Teaching, the Death Penalty and Moral Decisions". Light refreshments included.

Friday, October 23, 8:00 pm show

Saturday, October 24,  3:00 pm show