Hill Fire is not community theatre, it is ‘theatre genealogy’


Hill Fire's Athens of Mississippi 008A (2)“Montgomery County’s Folk-Life Play” is not your typical community theatre, it is “theatre genealogy” — telling true stories of ordinary people from a small community.

Through this project, Southern culture, traditions and local history are researched, documented and introduced to future generations. At its foundation, Hill Fire works to preserve the oral accounts of Southern customs by those who still remember.

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