The Best of Enemies

by Mark St. Germain

Based on The Best of Enemies
by Osha Gray Davidson, © 2007

Video by Jon Haas

December 5 – 21, 2013

In 1971, as Durham struggles with school desegregation, Ann Atwater, an African American civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, become unexpected allies. An incredible true story of change, friendship, and redemption.

Directed by Joseph Megel
Featuring: Lakeisha Coffey, Elisabeth Lewis Corley,
Thaddaeus Edwards, and Derrick Ivey

Opening night benefit performance for Ann Atwater on Friday December 6, with reception following.


Preview Thur Dec 5 at 8:15 (door sales only)
Opening Night + Reception Fri Dec 6 at 8:15
Saturday December 7 at 8:15
Thursday-Saturday December 12 – 14 at 8:15
Sunday Matinee December 15 at 2:00
Wednesday – Saturday December 18 – 21 at 8:15
ADDED SHOWS: Sat matinees Dec 14 and 21 at 2:00

All remaining shows are sold out. We expect to have some tickets for the sold out shows available at the door, and will start taking names for the waiting list each night when we open the box office about 7:00 (for evening performances) and about 1:00 (for the matinees). You have to be here in person to get on the list and can sign up for a maximum of 2 tickets for that show only. Sorry, no advance sign up. We won’t know in advance how many tickets may be available, what your chances are, or what time you should arrive to line up.
Questions? Get more info about the waiting list here.


Advance tickets are sold out for all shows.

Opening Night + Reception Fri Dec 6:
$25; $23 Senior/Military; $5 Student

Other Nights:
$18 Fri/Sat/Sun; $12 weeknights
$2 discount for Senior (62+)/Military
Student tickets $5 with i.d.
Season Passes accepted for all shows.

Pay-what-you-can Preview:
Thur Dec 5 – door sales only, $5 minimum