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Both And (a Play About Laughing While Black)

January 13 - January 28

theater performance created and performed by Carolyn Ratteray

Experience a unique and powerful theater performance with ‘Both And (A Play About Laughing While Black)’, created and performed by Carolyn Ratteray. This show combines clowning, poetic language, and an impressive solo performance to explore the essence of Black happiness. The story follows Teayanna, who finds herself in a mysterious realm between life and death while trying to assist her dying mother.

During her journey, Teayanna encounters ancestral wisdom, reflects on the history of the Middle Passage, and discovers unexpected secrets in her mother’s purse. This play is a captivating blend of humor, raw truth, and enthusiasm, offering a profound reflection on reconnecting with joy.


January 13
January 28
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The Wallis
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 92010 United States
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