The Dayton Art Institute
Saturday, November 16, 2019
2:00 PM

The Death of a Lie – The Stage Play is an emotional, heart pounding, soul stirring theatrical performance comprised of works from Philllita’s book The Death of a Lie. The Death a Lie is a poetic journey of a little girl in foster care dealing with abandonment to becoming unapologetic in her strength and self confidence. You don’t want to miss this show!

The Death of a Lie, the book is a poetic diary which exposes the lies women tell themselves in search of happiness. In her debut title, Phillitia Charlton boldly expresses her experiences with love, pain, heartache and worthiness. From childhood to college, her words take you through her journey to discover and embrace self-love. This college memoir diary shares the important message: making mistakes does not make you a mistake. Click the link below to buy your tickets!

Phillitia was one of the artists selected to receive grants through the 2018-19 Artist Opportunity Grant program! This project was made possible in part by Montgomery County Artist Opportunity Grant from the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District.

Watch the Official Death of a Lie Trailer

The Death of a Lie is a poetic stage play which exposes the lies women tell themselves in search of happiness. In her debut premiere, Phillitia Charlton boldly expresses her experiences with love, pain, heartache and worthiness. From childhood to college, her words take you through her journey to discover and embrace self-love. This college memoir diary turned stage play shares the important message: making mistakes does not make you a mistake.

About the creator

Phillitia Charlton believes in hope and the power of resilience. She uses her storytelling and poetry to share her story and inspire others. While only 2% of foster care children earn a bachelor’s degree, Phillitia exceeded the odds by completing and excelling in multiple graduate-level programs. Phillitia has been recognized as a National Urban School of Excellence Leader and a rising star. She is a passionate author, life coach, artist, and educator. Phillitia’s faith and fundamental approach to embracing her past are the tools she uses to empower others. Her book, The Death of a Lie, is a poetic diary which exposes the lies women tell themselves in search of happiness.

Phillitia was one of the artists selected to receive grants through the 2018-19 Artist Opportunity Grant program! This project was made possible in part by Montgomery County Artist Opportunity Grant from the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District.

Play FAQs

The Stage Play isn’t just for girls and women. Daughter’s are looking to the men in their lives to love them, lead them and teach them their worth. 

The Death of a Lie is $40.00 for adults and $15.00 for students.

This event is for youth ages 13 and up.

Sure! Contact info@charltoncharton.com.

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