Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education

1600 Government Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Phone: (228) 818-2878

A center for arts with a beautiful lobby area which houses the spectacular 1937 WPA tile murals painted by James McConnell Anderson and fired by Peter Anderson. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.

Facility Info
  • Description The Trent Lott Performing Arts Theatre is available for performances and meetings. With 393 seats, the Theatre accommodates concerts, plays, musicals, recitals and town meetings. The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center also offers seven other rooms throughout the center for workshops or gatherings! The Duckett Gallery, Paper Mache Room, HOSA Room, Performing Arts Room, VA Room, Pottery Studio, and Woodcarving Room are available for your meeting needs. Call for details & rental fees!

The Walter Anderson Theatre Project presents Scrooge is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

*Please note: this will be the full length version of the play as there is also an abridged version.

The author, Leslie Bricusse is a 2-time Academy Award winner, a Grammy Award Winner, and is inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Popular works include the musicals Jekyll & Hyde, Victor/Victoria, and Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka.

The production will be directed by Ryan Reinike with musical direction by James M. Taylor and choreography by Morgan Taylor. Anthony Kahlberg will be cast in the titular role, reprising his Mississippi Gulf Coast regular portrayal with the performance of the lovable, redeemable miser.

How Have Storms Effected the Way Of Life on The Mississippi Gulf Coast, through the areas of: Art, Entertainment, Cuisine, and Industry.

Albert Duckett Art Gallery

Special Guest Speakers Include:

Mary Anderson Pickard, Artist
Rafe O’Neal, Fun Time USA
Julian Brunt, Food Writer
Connie Moran, Former Mayor of The City of Ocean Springs
And More…

All speakers will be videoed and interviewed and the event will be made into a documentary.

Limited Seating.