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The Blood Done Sign My Name cast includes (left) Hope Love, Nickea Latrice, Benaiah Barnes, Justin Toyer, Juan Isler, Jasmine Marshall, and Germona Sharp (photo by Dennis Berfield)

Mike Wiley’s Play, Based on Tim Tyson’s Blood Done Sign My Name, Dramatizes a Racially Charged 1970 Murder in Oxford, NC

North Carolina writer Tim Tyson is known for his 2004 autobiographical book Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story, and the 2010 movie about the racially charged murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow by two white men in the town of Oxford NC, in May of 1970. In the aftermath of the acquittal of the… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh is presenting "Blood Done Sign My Name," written and performed by Mike Wiley, with gospel singer Mary D. Williams (right) (photo by Curtis Scott Brown Photography)

“Blood Done Sign My Name” Is a Hard-Hitting Script, Powerfully Performed by Playwright Mike Wiley

Author Timothy B. Tyson’s memoir of racial tensions in Oxford during the 1960s and 1970s has been adapted for stage by Mike Wiley, an actor and playwright based in Raleigh, NC. Blood Done Sign My Name is the second in this year’s Theatre Raleigh “Hot Summer Nights” series. As the real-life Eddie McCoy, who attended… Read More ›

Blood Done Sign My Name | Jan 29- Feb 7

The one-man show Blood Done Sign My Name is based on a book of the same name by Tim Tyson.  It has been adapted for the stage by writer and actor Mike Wiley, who magnificently brings the story to life. Tells the true story of the the 1970 murder of Henry Marrow in a rural… Read More ›