Arts at UNCW

Mike Wiley

Blood Done Sign My Name

Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8 pm, Thalian Hall
Co-presented with Thalian Hall Main Attractions

The theatrical adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Tim Tyson
Written and performed by Mike Wiley, with special appearance by Mary D. Williams

The powerful and riveting multi-character portrayal by playwright/actor Mike Wiley in the theatrical adaptation of author Tim Tyson's best-selling account of the 1970 racial murder in Oxford, NC before his father, Rev. Vernon Tyson and his family, relocated to Wilmington.

Mike is a brilliant artist and educator...This is about mending the broken world through the power of story, and making scholarship and art speak to the breach in our common life. I am proud to have Mike as a colleague in those efforts...-Author Tim Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name

Tickets $25, $20, $14. 10% discount for Arts in Action subscribers, UNCW students, and faculty/staff. Call the Thalian Box Office at 632.2285.

Above & Beyond

Discussion with author Tim Tyson and playwright/actor Mike Wiley on Friday, January 21 TBD. Free and open to students, faculty/staff and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to

About the Arts in Action Performance Series

The Arts in Action Performance Series seeks to culturally enrich, educate and entertain both students and the Wilmington community through the presentation of diverse programs featuring professional, high-quality performing artists. The series is supported by grants from the North Carolina Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Resources with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, and National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts.

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