PADUDCAH — “Diamond within the Tough” is a play about home violence. The playwright, Bonnie Scott, hopes folks stroll away from the play feeling empowered.
Behind the doorways of Larger Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church, the forged has been rehearsing for months. The play is about Bonnie Scott’s life and her expertise of home violence.
“I get to inform my very own story. Nobody wants to inform my story. Let me inform my story,” stated Scott.
Scott wrote the play in 2011. Now, she has a complete forged for the inspirational play about her life.
“I’ve by no means been to high school to put in writing a play. I simply started writing issues that occurred in my life, and I simply added theatrics to it,” stated Scott.
Lorraine Harper is only one of 11 forged members. She performs the function of Tia within the play. Harper knew Scott and instantly fell in love with the which means of the play.
“I do know her imaginative and prescient for the play, and the way she needs to the touch lots. So, that alone gave me no reservations about being part of it,” stated Harper.
Scott hopes the play will deliver consciousness to home violence and desires folks to really feel empowered after watching it.
“I would like them to stroll away empowered and stroll away feeling hopeful, by no means felling ashamed. Not feeling as a sufferer however feeling victorious,” stated Scott.
Be part of Scott, and her forged, at McCracken County Excessive College on Sunday, Nov. 21. Tickets are on sale now. There may be additionally a reside streaming possibility. For extra particulars concerning the play, and to buy your ticket, click here.