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Playwright Mitzi Sinnott

Playwright Mitzi Sinnott

Flatwoods native Mitzi Sinnott uses art to spark conversations about the legacy of race, class, and violence in America. Through her one-woman play, "SNAPSHOT: A True Story of Love, Interrupted by Invasion," Sinnott shares her journey to reconcile with her father, a veteran haunted by his experience in Vietnam.
S12 E2 Length 27:12 Premiere: 9.15.16

Mitzi Sinnott’s Journey to Find Father Inspires Play

Mitzi Sinnott’s father left in the 1960s to fight in the Vietnam War before she was even born. When he returned, he was suffering from mental illness, and he left the family again when she was a young child.

Her journey as an adult to find him is told in her one-woman play, “Snapshot: A True Story of Love Interrupted by Invasion.” The Flatwoods, Ky., native recently sat down for an interview on KET’s Connections with Renee Shaw to talk about her play and her experience of growing up as the biracial daughter of a black father and white mother from central Appalachia.

Sinnott lived and worked in New York for years, establishing an after-school arts program at a school there. Sinnott’s mother had made her a photo album with pictures of her father, and through those snapshots, she began to discover him. A musician, he met Sinnott’s mother at a high school dance in Kentucky.

She was asked to take part in an anti-war rally in New York, and from that, she was inspired to create the play. In “Snapshot” Sinnott plays 15 characters, including her father. She wrote the first draft of the play in one night. In the play, she explained, everybody goes back to the past, but part of her father stayed back in Vietnam, Sinnott said.

The opening scene is her father in the barracks. “I never really read that book, ‘Black Power,’ that my dad is holding there, but I did go get it after I had written the scene. And I was like,’ whoa!’ I felt like I really did it justice. Something was channeling divine, something that I had been thinking about, and it just came,” she said.

The play also explores Sinnott’s search for her own identity. She went to a Catholic school in Ironton, Ohio, where her mother’s Irish family had attended. When she switched to a public school, some African-American students thought she was trying to pass as white and harassed her. “They walked down the hall in a line, ‘Who do you think you are?’ What, I’m just trying to go to school,” she recalled.

Looking back, Sinnott said she wished she would have stood up for herself more. The day she spoke up, she said, the harassment stopped. “I remember throwing my alto sax down, and I remember like, ‘What are you going to say?’ That kind of stuff,” she recalled.

Sinnott said her family claimed their mixed heritage. “My mom was one of the first white women in our tri-state area to claim and keep her half-black baby,” she said. “At that time, a lot of women put them up for abortions, adoptions. My mom was like, no, this is love. I’m keeping her. And so with that, everybody had to figure out how we were going to deal with that.” Sinnott believes her mother, a dancer with her own studio, is a role model for others. “Stand up for what you believe–don’t let people take that from you,” she said.

After a long search that took her across the country, Sinnott found her father in 2004, living in a shelter in downtown Honolulu. He continued to live there even after the shelter transitioned to a home for battered women and single mothers. “And the women said, and them all mainly being Polynesian and Asian, they looked at this black man with this Afro as sort of like a guardian,” she said.

Sinnott said while it was good to know that her father was cherished by the women in the shelter, it didn’t make it easier for her not to have her father in her life. “When you are aware how much your mom loved, how much your family loved, I don’t know. You’re like, I want to feel some of that, right?” she said.

When Sinnott returned to Kentucky, someone shared a memory of seeing her father after he’d gotten out of the mental hospital. “She said, ‘Girl, it was like raining, and he laid on the parking lot in a place, and just laid there and let the rain wash him,” Sinnott recalled. She believes her father was in a place of pure, raw emotion.

Since finding her father, Sinnott has found she has more respect and empathy for those with mental illness. “I think my mom thought he was in Honolulu at Don Ho’s club. He did pursue a contract for his band at Don Ho’s nightclub in Waikiki. That’s why we all went there. And I think she thought that he was doing a luau every night. …. He used to play at UK’s dances and he used to be all over the place with his band.”

Sinnott said her father did the best he could with the circumstances he had. “Mental illness — you wish that you could pull them back. I don’t know. There’s not a drug they figured out that can. … You have to come [to them} with this…surrender, and these gloves of kindness.”

Now, Sinnott travels here and abroad performing her play, as well as facilitating a workshop, “What’s Your Story?—Getting to Your Core.” Sinnott hopes to make her play into a feature film. “I would like to bring to light how we deal with the mentally ill,” she said.

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Jessie Laine Powell - S11 E31

Lexington-based national recording jazz artist Jessie Laine Powell performs and discusses her new album, Fill the Void. Powell talks about how her teenage daughter inspired the song, "You're Okay."

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Scott Hesseltine - S11 E32

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Dr. Lynne Saddler - S11 E33

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Fayette County Veterans Treatment Court - S11 E34

Kathy Vasquez, veterans justice outreach specialist, and Elton Terry, recovery coordinator, with the Lexington VA Medical Center, talk about the Fayette County Veterans Treatment Court (FCVTC). The FCVTC program provides court-supervised treatment for veterans as an alternative to incarceration, services and treatments address substance abuse and/or mental health; connection to benefits; and help with housing, employment, and education. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Jason Merrick - S11 E35

Jason Merrick, director of inmate addiction services at the Kenton County Detention Center, discusses the inmate drug and alcohol treatment program he launched consisting of counseling sessions, time for inmates to pursue their GED certificates, and attend 12-step programs. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Kimberly Johnson - S11 E36

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JoAnne Wheeler Bland - S10 E44

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Andre Taylor - S10 E43

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Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding - S10 E42

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Cathe Dykstra - Family Scholar House - S10 E41

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Gigi Butler - Gigi's Cupcakes - S10 E39

  • Monday April 5, 2021 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
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The Rise of Anti-Asian Violence

  • Saturday April 10, 2021 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Cathy Zion - Zion Publications LLC - S10 E38

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Josh Nadzam and Tanya Torp - S10 E37

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Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter - S10 E35

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Susan and Morgan Guess - S10 E34

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Jay Williams - S10 E33

  • Monday March 29, 2021 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Kentucky Authors - Prisha Hedau; Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard

  • Saturday April 3, 2021 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Pellom McDaniels - S10 E30

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Kiley Lane Parker - S10 E29

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Kevin Chapman - S10 E28

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Kendell Nash - ECHO - S10 E27

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Dorothy Edwards and Diane Fleet - S10 E26

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Charles Booker

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Inclusivity in Fashion - Frankie Lewis; RaeShanda Johnson - S15 E13

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Roszalyn Akins - S9 E3

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Elaine Chao - S10 E23

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Season 12 Episodes

Kinship Care Activist Katie Okumu

S12 E46 Length 26:27 Premiere Date 8.25.17

Photographer Carol Peachee

S12 E45 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 8.18.17

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

S12 E44 Length 28:28 Premiere Date 8.11.17

Sec. Vickie Yates Brown Glisson

S12 E43 Length 29:17 Premiere Date 8.4.17

Criminal Justice Reform

S12 E42 Length 28:08 Premiere Date 7.28.17

Kayla Rae Whitaker

S12 E41 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 7.14.17

Uncovering Bias in Preschool Education

S12 E40 Length 29:01 Premiere Date 7.7.17

The Latest Data on Kentucky's Kids

S12 E39 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 6.30.17

Building Leadership Skills

S12 E38 Length 29:01 Premiere Date 6.23.17

The Ali Center's Donald Lassere

S12 E37 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 6.16.17

Improving Nutrition in the Daily Diet

S12 E36 Length 27:06 Premiere Date 6.9.17

Alzheimer's Disease

S12 E35 Length 28:19 Premiere Date 6.2.17

Innovation at the Alltech Conference

S12 E34 Length 28:33 Premiere Date 5.26.17

Political Journalist Cokie Roberts

S12 E33 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 5.22.17

2017 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

S12 E32 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 5.12.17

Alison Lundergan Grimes

S12 E31 Length 28:37 Premiere Date 5.9.17

Sexual Trauma in the Military

S12 E30 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 5.2.17

Foster Care

S12 E29 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 4.24.17

Justice Secretary John Tilley

S12 E23 Length 29:36 Premiere Date 4.14.17

Job Training in Kentucky

S12 E22 Length 29:31 Premiere Date 3.24.17

Kentucky Tourism

S12 E21 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 2.24.17

Reducing Youth Violence

S12 E20 Length 28:21 Premiere Date 2.17.17

State Treasurer Allison Ball

S12 E19 Length 28:51 Premiere Date 2.10.17

Poverty in America

S12 E18 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 2.3.17

Homelessness in Kentucky

S12 E17 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 1.27.17

Sadiqa Reynolds

S12 E16 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 1.20.17

Cory Jewell Jensen

S12 E15 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 1.13.17

Bill Goodman

S12 E14 Length 28:37 Premiere Date 1.6.17

Promoting Health Equity

S12 E13 Length 29:01 Premiere Date 12.16.16

Kentucky's Teacher of the Year

S12 E12 Length 27:22 Premiere Date 12.9.16

Important Issues for Seniors

S12 E11 Length 28:20 Premiere Date 11.18.16

Nonprofit Organizations

S12 E10 Length 28:22 Premiere Date 11.11.16

Iris Wilbur and Colmon Elridge

S12 E9 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.4.16

Alzheimer's Disease

S12 E8 Length 28:32 Premiere Date 10.28.16

Activism Through Music and Art

S12 E7 Length 28:31 Premiere Date 10.21.16

Paducah's Merryman House

S12 E6 Length 28:07 Premiere Date 10.14.16

The Achievement Gap

S12 E5 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 10.7.16

Discussing Domestic Violence

S12 E4 Length 28:32 Premiere Date 9.30.16

Musician Jon Secada

S12 E3 Length 29:13 Premiere Date 9.23.16

Playwright Mitzi Sinnott

S12 E2 Length 27:12 Premiere Date 9.15.16

FDA Chief Dr. Robert Califf

S12 E1 Length 26:26 Premiere Date 9.9.16

Smoking Cessation and Pregnancy

Preview Length 29:32 Premiere Date 9.8.17

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