School of Theatre, Television and Film

Blood at the Root

September 30 - October 9, 2016

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Experimental Theatre
Written by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Randy Reinholz



Poster showing football and playground swing inside the outline of a tree

Racial tensions escalate in small town Louisiana when rivalry among football team members becomes violent. Inspired by the true events surrounding the “Jena Six,” playwright Dominique Morisseau weaves this powerful, contemporary story with poetry and hip hop. Produced by special arrangement with Pennsylvania State University and directed by Randy Reinholz.

Advisory: Rated R for strong language and adult themes



Show Times:

    September 30 - 7:30p.m.
    October 1 - 7:30p.m.
    October 2 - 2:00p.m.
    October 5 - 7:30p.m.
    October 6 - 7:30p.m.
    October 7 - 7:30p.m.
    October 8 - 7:30p.m.
    October 9 - 2:00p.m.


Seating Policy

Late seating is subject to availability and is not guaranteed. Patrons arriving after the start of the performance will be seated at the first available opportunity at the discretion of the house manager.

Children under the age of four are not permitted in the theatre, except for productions identified as “theatre for youth”. Each individual attending the performance must have a ticket.


Ticket Prices

$17 general; $15 students, seniors, and active military