If you are a theater g33k like many of us are, then you will not want to miss out on “THE PATH BACK TO ME a night of 2 one-woman shows.” The shows are being brought to you by Pear Theatre in co production with Perspective Theatre Company. The will run December 4 — 20, 2020.
A Black Girl’s Journey, a 90 minute, 5-Act, living memoir, written and performed by Debra Ann Byrd and directed by celebrated director Tina Packer, explores a young woman’s acting journey on the road to becoming Othello, her trials and triumphs with race and the classics, her fun-loving and tumultuous youth along with some memorable experiences on her gender flipped journey to becoming Shakespeare’s noble flawed general; complete with moving multimedia images, lyrical language from Black women playwrights, William Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and the King James Bible, coupled with soulful songs and the music that shaped her life in her beloved Harlem.
A solo show about post-partum depression … with jokes!
Journey through the psychotic mind of a new mom in 45 minutes with Annamarie MacLeod’s solo show Full Fathom Five. Women will see themselves again and again in the harrowing events of a new mom that bring her to the edge of life, and rejoice in the watery magic (and pharmaceuticals) that heal her. This is important work to share with everyone who has a mom, is a mom or knows a mom. Come be part of the conversation about women’s mental health which affects our entire community.