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“BRAVA!” A Day of Theatre" presented by the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival
- Date: April 23, 2017 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Location: Macha Theatre
1107 N. Kings Road
: “BRAVA!” A Day of Theatre, is a series of diverse theatrical solo performances in celebration as an extension of the 24th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Macha Theatre, 1107 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Tickets for all five (5) performances are $25 a pair and $15 for one ticket. There will be a 15 minute intermission between each solo show.
Please reserve your seats by contacting the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival at (818) 760-0408 or by going online at www.lawtf.org. Sponsored in part by the City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission and WEHO Arts.
3:00 p.m. – Ai Yoshihara in My River Phoenix- A woman searches for her own River Phoenix after River Phoenix passing and finds him in the man she marries in America.
3:45 p.m. – Loree Gold in Snatched….Stories From Down There- This travelogue woven with her story and LGBT history is a sexually charged, soulful and sometimes devastating ride through issues of ageism, transgenderism, family dynamics, bad choices, grief, grace, love, loss and mostly lust- and all the trouble it gets you into.
4:30 p.m. – Missy Hairston in Awkwardly Fabulous- A little girl’s journey to womanhood and the people, places and situations that begin to uproot her confidence in herself and plant seeds of doubt about her body, love life, and life in general.
5:30 p.m. – Alina Cenal in Words from a Cuban Father- Alina’s strong presence of her father guides through a world of mambo, revolution, Fidel, hot dogs, Miami, the circus and Hollywood, as she is yanked from her native Cuba as a child to explore a new life that challenges her roots.
6:45 p.m. – Misty Monroe in Unapologetically Black- This woman moves through stages of “Nigrescence” having been raised in suburban Northern California and spending summers in South Central L.A. She deals with culture shock, the devastating effects of crack cocaine on her family and her ultimate self-acceptance.
8:00 P.M. – Eloise Laws - A world renowned Broadway actress, singer, and author with more than 30 years in the entertainment industry will sing songs from her heart.
Laws is critically acclaimed for her harmonious jazz, soul and R&B music. Her musical career has bestowed upon us more than 5 Albums as well as a career in the Theatre where she is featured and co-developed the musical, "It Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues", which premiered at the Denver Center Theatre Company and opened on Broadway at the Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre. This astonishing and stylish performance acknowledged four (4) Tony nominations considered as great addition to her majestic portfolio. Laws also received a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actress in a Broadway musical, and a Helen Hayes Award Nomination for her stunning performance at the Kennedy Center.
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