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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, performance at Two Rivers Correctional Institution December 9 and 16, 2017


Our theater group is in the midst of their performances. It has been a moving experience to be a member of the audience. We have been entertained with the warm, harmonic tones of an a cappella group of men singing Christmas carols and we have been brought to tears as we witnessed the story of a man who lived a lonely miserly life that found his turning point, bringing an abundance of love and generosity to others. After the play, there is always a talk back session. This time the men shared what they saw as their turning point, or as Scrooge in the play experienced it, their tombstone moment.


This October 14, 2017, Theatre at Coffee Creek had its first time public showing of its theater work. The well attended play, THE AUDITION, was a self-produced performance centering around the actors’ experience and stories from their time while on the inside. Take a look at the production captured by photographer, Anke Schuettler.

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An Interview with Deborah Buchanan

Poetry from Coffee Creek

An Interview with Carla Grant

Carla Grant
Carla Grant is co-director of Theatre at Coffee Creek. In January 2017, Carla became Board President of Open Hearts Open Minds.
> read our interview with Carla

The Value of Theater in Prison