A one-night-only theatrical performance at the Old Capitol Museum will feature the work of some of the state’s literary icons. Scenes from William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, and Richard Wright will be performed alongside works from contemporary Mississippi writers such as Natasha Trethewey and John Grisham in “Mississippi Talking: An Evening with New Stage Theatre.” The gala event will be held January 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
In addition to the performance the evening includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $40 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the performance will begin at 6 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 601- 576-6920.