Panel Discussions

Each season, Hattiloo carefully selects plays and musicals to make us laugh, cry, dance in our seats, think about our neighbors, celebrate our history, and reflect on the world around us. Just as in real life, every story is important. And every play that hits the Hattiloo stage is an opportunity to get the community engaged in subjects that are meaningful in one way or another.

For each play in the season, Hattiloo assembles some of the brightest minds to share their perspectives on subjects related to each play's themes and relevant social issues. Panel discussions are free and open to the public.

  • Mahalia Panel Discussion:
    Memphis Women of Gospel Music, Aug. 2, 2018, 6p    
  • Pipeline  Panel Discussion:
  • Black Boys and the Criminal Justice Pipeline, Sept. 13, 2018, 6p
  • For Colored Girls Panel Discussion:
    Black Women & Mental Wellness, Oct. 18, 2018, 6p    
  • If Scrooge was a Sister - Panel Discussion:
    Black Women in Business, Nov. 30, 2018, 6p
  • A Song for Coretta - Panel Discussion:
    Memphis Women in the Civil Rights Movement, Jan. 10, 2019 at 6p
  • Too Heavy for Your Pocket - Panel Discussion:
    College Students & the Movement, March 21, 2019, 6p 
  • Parchman Hour Panel Discussion:
    Singing for Social Justice, May 16, 2019, 6p


Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 7:30p
Saturday Matinees: 2p
Sunday Matinees 3p
No late seating. Plays run 4 - 5 weeks.

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