What's Done in the Dark is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry. The show first opened in September 2006. The play is a mixture of comedy, drama, and music, set in a hospital emergency room, and focuses on two nurses, one of whom is a single mother and the other of whom is having an affair with a doctor, and an eccentric hypochondriac patient who is in fact, Mr. Brown. The DVD was released on February 12, 2008.
Mr. Brown faints right before he and Cora are to fly to Memphis for a televised revival and she rushes him to the emergency room, where a bunch of patients' and doctors' secrets come to light. Brenda, a new admissions clerk at the hospital, is struggling to take care of her son Calvin as a single parent; then Calvin gets shot while trying to hustle money on the streets. Kerry, the head nurse, discovers that the doctor she thought she was going to marry already has a wife and baby-on-the-way...and expects to keep seeing Kerry on the side. Mr. and Mrs. Lovett discover that one gave the other an STD. Trudy, a psychotic nurse, has a crush on Dr. Harris--who figures out that Mr. Brown was faking his illness the whole time!
- David Mann as Mr. Brown
- Tamela Mann as Cora
- Chandra Currelley as Brenda
- Ahmad Jamal McGhee as Calvin Rhodes, Jr.
- Shawna Vinson as Kerry Johnson
- Latrice Pace as Nancy Williams
- D'Atra Hicks as Trudy
- Chantell Christopher as Mrs. Bowman
- Terrell Carter as Dr. Paul Bowman
- Dino Hanson as Calvin Rhodes Sr.
- Christian Keyes as Dr. Harris
- Ryan Gentles as Nick Lovett
- Matisha Baldwin as Angela Lovett
|"What's Done in the Dark" - performed by Latrice Pace|
|"Let's Get Married" - performed by Terrell Carter|
|"Struggle No More" - performed by Ahmad Jamal McGhee|
|"Jehovah Jireh" - performed by Chandra Currelley|
|"I'm Going Through" - performed by Chandra Currelley|
|"I Know It Was the Blood" - performed by Latrice Pace|
|"I'm on the Battlefield" - performed by David Mann|
|"Jesus Will Fix It" - performed by Tamela Mann|
|"Step Aside" - performed by Tamela Mann|
|"Don't Walk Away" - performed by Latrice Pace|
|"If Only You Knew" - performed by D'Atra Hicks|