Missy Griffith Dinah Washington
is a Picayune native, wife to an amazing husband, and mother of 4 beautiful children. She acquired a passion for the arts at an early age & it remains today. She had the opportunity to perform with her children, at Cutting Edge Theatre, in the musical “Hairspray” starred as one of the singing Dynamites. She had the opportunity to perform w/Cutting Edge Theatre in the production of “That 70’s show”, as Ms. Gladys Knight, The Empress of Soul, and also performed in the Aretha Franklin Tribute show. In 2018 she starred “Dot Haigler” in “The Savannah Sipping Society.” Her most memorable role yet was as the “Church Lady Jarene” in last year’s Broadway musical “THE COLOR PURPLE”, which won Best Musical in the Broadway Regional awards and lastly, performed in “All the Feels of Christmas”. Special thanks to her family for their endless support & Brian Fontenot for welcoming her back to the Cutting Edge family for the 7th time!!