Arts & Culture

Both And (a Play About Laughing While Black)

  • Saturday, Jan 13th, 2024 to Saturday, Jan 27th, 2024

Through clowning, poetic text, and a tour-de-force performance, the play deeply investigates the nucleus of Black joy. As her mother is dying, Teayanna finds herself in a netherworld between life and death, struggling to help her mother cross over. The journey reveals the wisdom of the ancestors, invokes the legacy of the Middle Passage, and unfolds the surprising secrets within her mother’s purse. This unique and powerful story, rich with humor, raw honesty, and passion, becomes a brilliant meditation on how to reconnect with joy.

The play will run 95 minutes, no intermission.

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  • Boston Court
  • 70 N. Mentor Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91106

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