San Francisco, CA, September 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Marsh, a breeding ground for new performance, is pleased to announce a Marsh Rising performance of Rie Shontel’s “Mama Juggs: Three Generations Healing Fractured Body Images.”
In this intimate one-woman show, three women face late puberty, breast-feeding, old age and breast cancer in their Oakland Housing Project living room. The play is woven together with original a’capella breastfeeding songs and laughter.
The show plays on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7:30 pm on The Marsh Main Stage, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets, the public may call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 or visit www.themarsh.org.
Rie Shontel is a playwright, multi-medium artist, poet and award-winning radio journalist. An East Oakland native, she grew up in an area called “Funk Town” where late night storytelling often took place under streetlights, affording her an opportunity to live vicariously through her neighbors. Under her full name, Anita Shontel Woodley, she has won a Harry Chapin Media Award and an Emmy under CNN for exceptional coverage of the events of 9/11. She has also written and produced a play called, “A Great Dream Now a Nightmare,” about African-American inner-city youth who ignore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other Civil Rights leaders’ sacrifices. For more information visit, http://rieshontel.blogspot.com/ or watch the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU_WQndEReM
For Calendar Editors
When: Wednesday, October 7, 2009 At 7:30 Pm
Where: The Marsh Mainstage
1062 Valencia Street (Between 21st And 22nd Streets In San Francisco)
Tickets: $10 - 15 Sliding Scale
For tickets, call 800-838-3006 or visit www.themarsh.org
For more information, visit the Marsh website at www.themarsh.org. For a photo, click on ‘press & media.’