actor, writer, director
Ann Perry Wallace is an actor and writer from Memphis, Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre from UT Chattanooga and worked in theatre in Chicago for 15 years. She is a company member in the improv group Playback Memphis and was last seen in Tennessee Shakespeare’s To Kill A Mockingbird. She also played multiple roles in Tennessee Shakespeare’s Educational Tour of Romeo and Juliet. Other theatre credits include No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs; Blues for an Alabama Sky; From the Mississippi Delta; The Death of the Last Black Man in the Entire World; and Women in Shakespeare. Ann can also be seen in the independent films 100 Lives, The Romance of Loneliness and The Department of Signs and Magical Intervention. Ann is a writer of fiction, plays, children’s stories and has just started the torture of writing her first novel. Live Rich Die Poor is Ann’s first one person play and is based on the life of Zora Neale Hurston, the famed folklorist and Harlem Renaissance writer. Thank you to Phil Darius Wallace’s patient and artful directing and to their three, delightful children!
- Time is TBDLocation is TBDTime is TBDLocation is TBDComing Spring 2023. In Live Rich Die Poor, actress and writer Ann Perry Wallace re-imagines scenes from Zora Neale Hurston’s life. This is a study of a woman who fought to live and use every single gift while she lived. Her life has the power to instruct, inspire and illuminate
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