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Triad Stage Presents Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years  February 22 – March 5, 2017

January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017
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A Century of Wisdom and Love

Triad Stage Presents Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years
 February 22 – March 5, 2017

(Winston-Salem, NC) — Triad Stage brings to live the amazing story of Sadie and Bessie Delany in this heartwarming play based on their bestselling memoir. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From their childhood in North Carolina to the Harlem Renaissance to the civil rights movement and beyond, these remarkable sisters will win you over with their warmth and wisdom. A visit with these two ladies is time well spent. Opening Night is Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m.


The creative team includes: director Elizabeth Flax, scenic designer Natalie Taylor Hart, costume designer Clare Parker, lighting designer Miriam Nifola Crowe, and sound designer Aimee Phillips. Terry Alexander is the stage manager.

The cast includes Joy Lynn Jacobs and Olivia Williams, both making their Triad Stage debuts.

More information on the production can be found online at


All performances are at the Hanesbrands Theatre, located at 209 N Spruce St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. 

Show times for Having Our Say are 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday matinees are at 2:00 p.m. There are no matinee performances during previews.

Opening Night is Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. The Pay-What-You-Can performances are Wednesday, February 22 and Wednesday, March 1. Technically Talking, a behind-the-scenes discussion with members of the design team is Thursday, February 23, immediately following the 7:30 p.m. preview performance. 

The InSight Series with a noted expert who will be discussing the world of the play will be held on Sunday, February 26, immediately following the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance. 

PostScript, a lively, open discussion with the cast, will be held on Thursday, March 2, immediately following the 7:30 p.m. performance. 


Triad Stage is a professional not-for-profit regional theater company based in Greensboro’s downtown historic district. All Triad Stage productions are created in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina using the best of local and national talent. Triad Stage gratefully acknowledges the support of its Season Sponsors: Blue Zoom, the North Carolina Arts Council, ArtsGreensboro and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. 

Season passes and single tickets are currently on sale for the 16th Season. For more information about the 16th Season, please visit The next production will be Actions and Objectives (April 2-25, 2017) at The Pyrle Theater in Greensboro. 

All Triad Stage productions feature the bold acting and breathtaking design that have been nationally recognized by The Wall Street Journal and by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards®, which named Triad Stage one of the top ten most promising theatres in the country as a recipient of the 2010 National Theatre Company Grant. Triad Stage has also earned accolades including “Best North Carolina Production of 2010” for The Glass Menagerie by Triangle Arts & Entertainment magazine; “One of the Best Regional Theatres in America”, New York’s Drama League; “Best Live Theater” (thirteen years running), Go Triad/News & Record and The Rhinoceros Times; and “Professional Theater of the Year” (2003, 2011), North Carolina Theatre Conference.  

To purchase tickets or for performance information on The Price, call the Triad Stage Box Office at 336.272.0160 or visit