SPLIT IN THREE

[3 women, 2 men]

The Mississippi Delta. 1969. The Supreme Court has put its foot down and in this last county, desegregation must dissolve. Poor, white sisters, Nola and Nell, one grounded by cynicism and the other by faith, live day-to-day. Until they discover a mixed-race, highly-educated sister they never knew they had. And in a place where separation begets isolation, difference turns out to be a saving grace.

“…HAUNTING, FUNNY, HEARTBREAKING AND DEEPLY SATISFYING.”
—The News-Press

“…THIS IS A LOVELY PLAY. Like William Inge, Fazio is quite good at drawing a scene that seems ordinary, then slowly revealing its crumbling foundation. … As a story that ultimately hints at redemption and healing, the working out of the complicated knots of family ties, that is an asset and a blessing.”
—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“A Southerner herself, [Fazio] has created complex, three-dimensional characters who are multi-layered and intriguing. [This play] is also very, very humorous. SPLIT IN THREE IS A TRIUMPH.”
—Florida Weekly

“…a compelling, often funny, ultimately rewarding piece that goes a long way in bringing this volatile moment of history to vivid life. Ms. Fazio has created a family that seems real…[and has] put them in a stew of a plot peppered with the perfect flavoring of dialogue, incident, and surprise.”
—Atlanta Theatre Buzz

PRODUCTION HISTORY

  • May 4-28, 2017: Production, Aurora Theatre, Atlanta/Lawrenceville, GA (director: Justin Anderson)
  • April-May/2015: World Premiere Production, Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, FL (director: Justin Anderson)
  • May/2014: Developmental Reading, Florida Repertory Theatre PlayLab, Fort Myers, FL (director: Greg Longenhagen)
  • July/2012: Workshop & Staged Reading, Essential Theatre Festival, Atlanta, GA (director/dramaturg: Amber Bradshaw)
  • April/2007: Reading, New Stage Theatre, Jackson, MS as a winner in their Eudora Welty New Plays Festival
  • February/2006: Reading, Truman State University

REVIEWS

ARTICLES

MEDIA

5-Minute “About the Play” Video (Florida Rep)

 15-Minute “Making Of…” Video (Florida Rep)

Production Photos (Aurora Theatre) —Photos by Christopher Bartelski
Featuring Elijah Marcano, Courtney Patterson, Falashay Pearson, Rhyn McLemore Saver, Travis Smith • Directed by Justin Anderson


Production Photos (Florida Rep) —Nick Adams Photography
Featuring Rachel Burttram, Zolan Henderson, Christian Koller, Tyler Layton, Robin LeMon • Directed by Justin Anderson

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