Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Performing Arts

Friends and Neighbors Festival: Works by Women begins tomorrow!

 

Strand Theater Company’s Friends and Neighbors Festival: Works by Women kicks off tomorrow with the first of four original plays, The XX Chromosome Genome Project, written by yours truly, S. Ann Johnson.

 The XX Chromosome Genome Project is a multicultural choreopoem that explores the similarities and differences between American women of different ethnicities through poetry, song, and dance. (FYI: A choreopoem is a dramatic work that combines poetry and choreography.)
 
Directed by Alvin E. Ford Jr., the plays stars Donisha Adams (Chocolate), Jessica Baker (Vanilla),Chrisovalandou Diakokomninos (Cinnamon), Naelis Ervin (Caramel), Nina Marti (Lemon), and Lauren Wardell (White Chocolate).
 
You have three chances to watch:
 
Thursday, June 3, 8 pm
Friday, June 4, 8 pm
Saturday, June 5, 8 pm
 
At Strand Theater Company, 1823 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (two blocks north of Marc/Penn Station)
 
Reserve you seats by calling the box office at 443- 874-4917 or purchasing your ticket online, here.
 

  

A chapbook of excerpts, poems, and monologues from The XX Chromosome Project is available for a minimum donation of $7 ($10 would be appreciated).
 
Proceeds benefit the cast and crew of this production, who are all volunteers! {S. Ann Johnson would like to reward them for their hard work with food, drinks, and gifts!}  
 
Chapbooks available for sale before and after the show and during intermission! 
 
*The cast and crew will be available to sign chapbooks after the show.

Comments

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Jack White
    Reddit users have fun photoshopping an angry Jack White at a Cubs game
    Music Buzz
  • Kliff Kingsbury
    Kliff Kingsbury reads a series of flattering tweets praising his good looks
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Jamaal Charles
    Kansas City Chiefs make Jamaal Charles the second highest paid running back in NFL
    NFL Buzz
  • Slash
    Slash and The Conspirators crush it at Hard Rock, AP Awards
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Monks of Mellonwah
    Exclusive interview: Monks of Mellonwah talk music, touring and more
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Nikki Bella
    How will fans react if the WWE decides to turn Nikki Bella into a heel?
    Camera
    5 Photos