Dead Innocent tells of the events leading up to and after the lynching of Ed Johnson from the second span of the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga on March 19, 1906, and will be performed at Chattanooga State Community College.
Dead Innocent is written by LaFrederick Thirkill and directed by Sherry Landrum.
Performances will be Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m.
Advanced tickets are available at www.chattanoogastate.edu/theatre or tickets may be purchased at the door. All proceeds from this production will go to the Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund.
The production is presented by the Chattanooga State Theatre Department and the Ed Johnson Project. For more information on the Ed Johnson Project go to www.edjohnsonproject.com.