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


Celebrating and elevating Mississippi’s culture, traditions, and history.

JOOKMS is a professional, non-profit theatre project committed to devising, developing, and presenting locally sourced, contemporary theatre. Programming includes collaborative workshops and readings of works in progress, audience outreach and development, community engagement, and arts education programs for middle and high school students. 

JOOKMS offers innovative new works that uplift and inspire its community through the performing arts as well as contributing to the diverse and dynamic culture of arts in Mississippi. 


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If you've got a story to tell, we want to tell it. JOOKMS is currently accepting submissions for its first season of locally sourced devised 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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