Written by Horton Foote
Directed by Henry Wishcamper

“A multilayered work that balances comedy and heartfelt sorrow in nearly equal measure”

January 26 – March 2, 2008 in Goodman's Owen Theatre

2 hours and 30 minutes

Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures is set in 1929, a time of rapid social change. An influx of immigrants is adding a new dynamic to conversations about race, divorce is becoming a very real alternative to unhappy marriage and cinemas all over the country are abandoning silent films for the next big thing: the “talkies.” This development is alarming to Myra, who makes her living providing the musical accompaniment for the silent picture shows.



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