The Messiah Festival of the Arts wants to hear from you! Are your ancestors part of the Smoky Valley legacy? Did they leave behind the history of their struggles and celebrations?Please send Greg LeGault, Associate Professor of Theatre, their stories, anecdotes from journals, or even physical diaries and letters. This material will be turned into an original theatre production that will be featured during the 2019 Messiah Festival. The performance will take place Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bud Pearson Swedish Chapel.
All formats of stories (letters/text, audio, video, etc.) are accepted. To submit their narrative, please email Greg LeGault at