East Texas Hot Links
- Dates: 9/29/2023, 9/30/2023, 10/1/2023, 10/5/2023, 10/6/2023, 10/7/2023, 10/8/2023, 10/12/2023, 10/13/2023, 10/14/2023, 10/15/2023, 10/19/2023, 10/20/2023, 10/21/2023, 10/22/2023, 10/26/2023, 10/27/2023, 10/28/2023, 10/29/2023
- Location: Jubilee Theatre
- Address: 506 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102-3925
- Phone: (817) 338-4411
- Time: Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 8:00 PM, Saturdays 3:00 PM 8:00 PM
- Price: Students: $15.00 Matinee: $32.00 Friday/Saturday Night: $44.00
Theater enthusiasts are in for a treat as Jubilee Theatre proudly presents “East Texas Hot Links”, a powerful play written by the acclaimed playwright and Houston native, Eugene Lee. Set against the backdrop of the Deep South, this riveting production promises to take audiences on a thought-provoking journey through a landscape of race, friendship, and hidden truths.
“East Texas Hot Links” explores racial tensions in a small East Texas town during the 1950s. Written with raw emotion and sharp insight, Eugene Lee captures the essence of the complexities of human relationships. The play delves deep into the lives of a group of African American friends who gather at a local diner owned by a man named Charlesetta. As they share stories, laughter, and secrets, their bonds are tested, and the dark underbelly of the town is revealed.
Jubilee Theatre is thrilled to bring this compelling narrative to life on the stage, with a talented cast of actors who will captivate the audience in the world of East Texas during a pivotal time in history. The production is directed by Charles Jackson, Jr., known for his expertise in delivering emotionally resonant performances, such as “Moon Man Walk”. "East Texas Hot Links" serves as a reminder of the importance of understanding our past, acknowledging our present, and working towards a better future. The play challenges us to reflect on the complexities of race, justice, and identity, all while offering a gripping and engaging theatrical experience.
Audiences are invited to witness this captivating journey as Jubilee Theatre proudly presents "East Texas Hot Links." The play will run from September 29th to October 29th, 2023 at Jubilee Theatre, 506 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. Playwright Eugene Lee will be Jubilee’s first guest on “House of Jubilee”, premiering September 25, 2023. He will also join us on Opening Night of “East Texas Hot Links” on October 6, 2023. Tickets are available at www.jubileetheatre.org or can be purchased at the box office, (817) 338-4411.