If You Love The Theater, Get Ready For To Be Inspired By A Play That The Whole Family Will Enjoy That's Coming To East Texas.

People tend to forget that stars like Tyler Perry and others got their start not in TV or film but on the theater stage. The Theater has been a place where playwrights and actors/actresses have always utilized due to the closeness and realism the story gives to its audience.

We've all had issues with family before and an upcoming stage play will focus on those "struggles" with hopes to inspire change within your family to overcome those hurdels.

EK Bonner & DP Productions presents an Inspirational Stage Play called “Family Struggles”.


This impactful stage play will bring awareness and solutions to many problems our youth and families are facing such as mental health, substance abuse, bullying, and more.

Bring the WHOLE FAMILY and watch an amazing cast of celebrity artist & talent that will take the stage by storm and give you an experience you will NEVER FORGET!

The Cast Includes TV & Film Star Dorien Wilson

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While best known for his prolific television work, (The Parkers, Moesha) Wilson has appeared frequently on stage, in productions of several plays including "Dreamgirls," "The Tempest," "To Kill a Mockingbird" and most notably, a starring turn as the titular baseball legend in "Most Valuable Player: The Jackie Robinson Story," a production that toured Washington, DC, Europe, Peru, and Canada following its California debut.

Also Performing Reginald Ballard From "Martin"


You remember him well for his scene stealing performances as "Bruh Man" on Martin and "The Bernie Mac Show", the hilarious Texas native and comedian is part of the star studded cast.

Gospel Recording Artist Carolyn Traylor

Known as the “Texas Powerhouse” for her gutsy and expressive gospel singing, Carolyn Traylor launched her own Traylor Made label and has been featured in several plays. Her live album, The Best of My Story, and its single, Unchanging Hand, are her latest releases on the imprint.

Tickets Are On Sale Now!

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Catch this inspirational play at Kilgore College's Dodson Auditorium with 2 shows at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM on June 29th!

Tickets on sale online at ekbonner.com and

  • Tyler - One Stop Barbershop
  • Longview -Gabriel’s Menswear & Royal Reflections Barbershop
  • Henderson -C&M Entertainment

Keep it locked to Kiss-FM, Melz has your chance to win tickets to BOTH shows!

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