First reading of the year was a hit. I had the pleasure of reading for the character of Anita Freeman for playwright Lauren Whithead for the play…get ready…" THE PLAY WHICH RAISES THE QUESTION OF WHAT HAPPENED IN LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES BETWEEN 1974 - 2004 AND HINTS AT WHY MASS INCARCERATION IS PERHAPS A MAN MADE DISEASE AND HIGHLIGHTS THE GOVERNMENTS GENERAL LACK OF EMPATHY FOR POOR PEOPLE OF COLOR AND DISPELS THE NOTION THAT OUR CONDITION IS OUR FAULT AND HELPS MAKE VISIBLE WHY WE RIOT WHEN WE MOURN AND ALSO TELLS THE STORY OF ANITA FREEMAN & HER KIDS” directed by Scott Ebersold.
Yes…ALL OF THAT! This play is in fact all of that. I was inspired, challenged, and transform. That was only the first reading of the year for me. I am truly blessed to be able to story tell. This type of work is why I do what I do. Not to mention I connected with actors that were insanely talented. Shouts to that WHOLE cast…Here is some photos that capture that transcendent experience below: