||The Parchman Hour will be staged at the Kenan Auditorium in Wilmington, NC this April. Mike Wiley 's play is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Riders. Author is Timothy B. Tyson (Blood Done Sign My Name). The Parchman Hour was first produced by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and the LAB! at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The national touring production features an ensemble of actors in a unique staging reminiscent of the live radio programs of yesteryear.