Debuted at the 2018
UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL*
at Theatre Row
410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Fri, Oct. 22 at 9pm - ENCORE
Sat, Sept. 22 at 2pm - SOLD OUT
HOUN’ DAWG: Life & Times of Big Mama Thornton
Step back in time with vocal powerhouse, Big Mama Thornton; Blues singer, songwriter and entertainer known for her top Billboard hits. This musical comedy shows her experience with racial and sexual tensions in the music industry. Join us on her fearless journey of musical strife and success.
What you know or thought as HIStory is truly HERstory. Explicit language.
Saturday, July 31, 2021 2pm
Cole Network System presents
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written by Azusa SHESHE Dance
edited by Marty L. Bryant
performed by Azusa SHESHE Dance
featuring a live four (4) piece blues band with
Daniel Schnapp as bandleader.
~Debuted 2018 at United Solo Festival*, Theatre Row, NYC Sept 22 with ENCORE Oct. 22, 2018 ~Showcased for Spring at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture & History**
of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 1, 2019
~Performed for: the TRUE COLORS FESTIVAL AWARDS Dinner, NYC 2019
the NASTY WOMEN UNITE FESTIVAL, NYC 2019
the TEN FOOT RAT CABARET, NYC 2019
SISTAH TALK TV SHOW, NYC 2019
SISTAH CELEBRATION, NYC 2019
MIST HARLEM, NYC 2019
The 9th annual United Solo Festival invites local and international artists to submit their shows to the world’s largest solo theatre festival. World premieres and already-produced shows are equally welcome. Submitted proposals may represent storytelling, improv, dance, musical, puppetry, multimedia, variety, spoken word, cabaret, stand-up, magic, tragedy, comedy, and other forms of solo performance. Selected shows will be presented between September 13 and November 18, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City.
The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was established on July 1, 1988. Initially known as the Black Cultural Center, it was renamed for beloved faculty member Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone after her untimely passing in 1991. Upon its inception, The Stone Center focused its attention on raising awareness of and appreciation for African-American culture by the campus community. Today, the Center is an important site for the critical examination of African-American, diaspora and African cultures, providing intellectual and cultural programming that is both timely and informative.
The building houses the staff of the Stone Center, seminar rooms, classrooms, a 10,000-volume lending library, a computer classroom, art gallery and museum, 360-seat auditorium, a multipurpose room, a dance studio, several office suites, single offices and space for visiting scholars/artists. Designed by the award-winning architectural firm the Freelon Group and built by Clancy and Theys Construction firm.
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