Surrender All and Don’t Let Go

A couple of years ago WordPlayers Playback had the opportunity to go to a refugee Thanksgiving event. This was a playback performance where the troupe finally felt that our team got to thrive in its purpose. We had the opportunity to build community where those who...

Conflicting Depths

By Melody Watts Toward the end of August, The WordPlayers Playback Troupe was invited to join in an Open Table event where Knoxville’s youth of all faiths come together to bridge the gap among them. One young lady shared her story of the opportunity she had to...

Summer Shenanigans and Surprising Stories

By Melody Watts This past summer The WordPlayers had an opportunity to share an afternoon with the children of Tracy’s Learning Center. Through the art of theatre these kids had the chance to laugh and learn what it means to be nice to others, respect all people, and...