Emmett’ in Tucson

At the Tucson Symphony Center

    Clare Coss’s play “Emmett, Down in My Heart,” which was inspired by the story of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old African-American boy who was lynched for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, will open on Feb. 22 at the Tucson Symphony Center and run through March 9. Ms. Coss’s play was named winner of the first 2012 national play contest by the Tucson Alliance of Dramatic Artists in honor of Black History Month.