The Mississippi Delta is not always dark with rain. Some autumn mornings, the sun rises over Moon Lake, or Eagle, or Choctaw, or Blue, or Roebuck, all the wide, deep waters of the state, and when it does, its dawn is as rosy with promise and hope as any other.
— Lewis Nordan, Wolf Whistle


Jook: Mississippi is a professional, non-profit theatre project committed to devising, developing, and presenting locally sourced, contemporary American theatre. Programming will also include workshops and readings of works in progress, audience outreach and development, community engagement , and arts education programs for middle and high school students. 

Jook: Mississippi is a roving theatrical enterprise offering exciting new works that uplift and inspire its community through the arts, as well as contributing to the diverse and dynamic culture of arts in North Mississippi. 


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If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it and we want to tell it. Jook: Mississippi is currently accepting submissions for its first season of locally sourced Contemporary American Theater. We are looking for stage-worthy stories that celebrate and elevate Mississippi’s culture, traditions, and history.

Tell us your story - we’re listening. 

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