Written by local Playwright Phillip DePoy, this one act play centers around an isolated Appalachian community in the 1930s who harbor a fifteen-year secret that has brought darkness and pain to their lives. When a stranger wanders into town, will he be able to unravel this Southern Gothic mystery before anyone else falls prey to the darkness?
Shows are Friday, October 18 at 7:00 pm and Sat, October 19 at 2:00 & 7:00 pm in the Pope Performing Arts Center.
Rated PG-13 for mature content, tickets are $10/adults & $5/students. Order tickets on-line at https://www.popetheater.org/ or pay at the door. Cobb County School District employees are admitted free to all Pope Theater productions when they show their badge at the ticket booth.
Pope High School will perform “Edward Foote” at the Georgia High School Association One Act Regional Competition on Sat, October 26, 2019 at Cambridge High School.
About the Playwright: Award winning Playwright Phillip DePoy visited Pope High & treated Pope’s Theater students to a 2-day educational workshop. Mr. DePoy holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature/Folklore, a graduate degree in Performance Art, & is actively involved at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta. An internationally reviewed performance artist, he was a writer for the Georgia Council for the Arts, a Composer for the Academy Theatre, & Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit. Since then he has served as the director of several university theatre programs & was Georgia Author of the Year in 2015. Phillip has produced many theatrical works including the Edgar Award winning mystery play “Easy”, and the Suzi award-winning “Edward Foote”, a folk version of Oedipus mythology set in Depression era Appalachia.