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Baldwyn Main Street Players

Baldwyn Main Street Players, Inc., was organized in 2011 as a non-profit community theater group. The mission and purpose of BMSP is to enrich the cultural life of Baldwyn and surrounding communities in Prentiss, Lee, Union and Itawamba counties, by providing quality entertainment, arts education, and opportunities for diverse people to come together for creative expression through amateur community theater and its associated activities.

The Stories

June 1874. A lone figure, Jericho Walker, stands before the set of a dusty sheriff’s office and begins to spin an old west yarn of life, love and tragedy.

The audience is then introduced to the world of “The Peacemakers,” set in Water Valley, Texas, and the characters that reside within; characters that Clark Richey calls “living embodiments of classic archetypes.”...

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Credit to: W. Derek Russell, Daily Journal

Credit to: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The makings of a great whodunit all have the same list. The police. The press. But usually, not the poise of deadly old women.

Detective O’Finn is going to have his work cut out for him when Baldwyn Main Street Players present “Bull in a China Shop” next week at the Claude Gentry Theatre...

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Credit to: W. Derek Russell, Daily Journal

My recent involvement with the community theater group Baldwyn Main Street Players may have unintentionally started a social experiment.

In December, I signed on to direct the classic play 12 Angry Men for BMSP. This particular show has a 13-member cast, entirely male – twelve “angry” jurors and one jury room guard, who does NOT become noticeably angry during the production. (So the count in the title comes out right, you see.)

This latest BMSP show opens in the Claude Gentry Theater on Thursday, January 23rd, at 7 PM, and will have a total of six performances. We expect sell-outs. It’s a good one...

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Credit to: Baldwyn Talk

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