Lyda Conley protecting Huron Cemetery


LYDA: A Play in Two Acts by Lisa V. Nelson. Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), there was Lyda Conley—the first indigenous lawyer in the US!  Based on true events in Kansas City at the turn of the 19th century; when suddenly a decades-old treaty between the U.S. government and the Wyandot nation is no more, […]

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Purple Opossum mission


The Purple Opossum’s mission is to support, develop, and produce unique and original theatrical productions, community events,  fundraisers, and other creative works with inspired collaborators.  Purple Opossum’s events and initiatives aim to encourage creativity, inspire hope, unite people, promote peace, foster inclusion, celebrate diversity, advance cultural awareness, and promote civic engagement.  Shenanigans are STRONGLY encouraged! Oh the […]

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bike in happy hour Euclid Ohio


The Purple Opossum enjoys bringing people together for a variety of community events. These events often include interactive, multi-sensory events, workshops, community engagement classes, and a wide variety of Pop-Up productions. The Opossum enjoys utilizing interesting and fitting found spaces and exploring unique opossum-abilities. Click here to see what the Purple Opossum is up to […]

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Bugs in Costume


For over 35 years the Purple Opossum has produced shows and events. Here’s some of the Opossum’s past original productions… Finding Lyda (EdFringe, Scotland) Behind the Fringe (Edinburgh, Scotland) Bicycle Wedding (Cleveland, OH, USA) On The Bike (Salt Lake City, UT, USA) The Original Scratch-N-Sniff Show (San Francisco, CA, USA) I Married My Bicycle (San […]

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The best way to contact the Purple Opossum is by email at info@purpleopossum.org