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Playwrights' GYM - "At Last: Celebrating the Lives of Black Women"

  • Dobama Theatre 2340 Lee Road Cleveland Heights, OH, 44118 United States (map)

Playwrights' GYM
Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7 pm

At Last: Celebrating the Lives of Black Women by Dr. Mary E. Weems

Directed by Ashley Aquilla

Featuring: Ebani Edwards

Approximate running time: 60 minutes

Short description of the piece: "At Last" combines history, imagination and song to tell the complex, socially charged, redemptive stories of eleven Black women: Etta James, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Josephine Baker, Nina Simone, Mahalia Jackson, Zora Neal Hurston, June Jordan, Phyllis Hyman, Queen Latifah, and Michelle Obama.