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The Front Row

Enemble Thetre – The Ballad of Emmett Till

We chat with actors Joseph Palmore, Rachel Hemphill Dickson and Lee Waddell from the Ensemble Theatre’s Black History Month production of The Ballad of Emmett Till. Ifa Bayeza’s play-with-music is a meditation on the true-life tale of the African-American teenager whose brutal slaying by two white men in Mississippi in 1955 helped launch the American Civil Rights Movement


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Catherine Lu chats with the three cast members.

Photo of actor Jospeh Palmore as Emmett Till, courtesy of the Ensemble Theatre.