Mama Juggs: Comedic One-Woman Show about Breast Cancer Awareness
Comedic One-Woman Show Takes on Breast Awareness in the Triangle
As seen Off-Broadway and in Cameroon, Africa the provocative one-woman show Mama Juggs returns to the Triangle!
Public Radio Producer/Actress 'rie' Shontel's courageously gritty performance in Mama Juggs resonates with comedy and unapologetic candor as three women question cultural taboos about breast cancer, bra stuffing, and breast feeding in the black community. A 'capella songs about breasts passed down from her great-grandmother Suga Babe are used throughout the show. Mama Juggs has received ovations from California to the rainforest of Cameroon, Africa.
25% of the proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Race for a Cure in honor of the actresses late-mama Mable Marie.
An exclusive 15-minute documentary of her mother living with breast cancer will be shown following the show.
READ REVIEW from Triangle Arts & Entertainment
HEAR RADIO INTERVIEW from The State of Things http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/sot0317b10.mp3/view
ABOUT 'RIE SHONTEL 'rie Shontel AKA Anita Woodley is a mixed-media artist, and a multi-award winning national journalist. An East Oakland native, Anita earned her B.A. in Radio and Television from San Francisco State University. A producer for North Carolina Public Radio's nationally-syndicated show, The Story, Anita has received as number of awards including a Harry Chapin Radio Media Award, several National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards, and an Emmy with CNN.
Common Ground Theatre
4815B Hillsborough Road
Durham, NC 27705-2237
|Minimum Age: 15|
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|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|