June 29 | The Diary of an Afro Goddess
Saturday, June 29th, 7pm - 8:30pm
Anacostia Arts Center
1231 Good Hope Rd SE
The Diary of An Afro Goddess, a fresh, new, unapologetic, dynamic one-woman show, written and performed by the magical and nuanced Cherie Danielle and directed by Broadway veteran and coach Marishka S. Phillips. The solo show was originally developed in “The Intimacy” workshop at “Marishka Phillips Theatrical Preparatory” and continued development at the “POTPORRI! World Women Works” reading series, produced by RHYTHMCOLOR Associates.
It premiered with a 12 performance run at the historic Wow Cafe Theatre (the oldest women’s and transgender theatre in the Universe. This performance led Cherie to be honored by The Core 4 P.O.W. (Powerful Organization of Women) sponsored by Fearless Radio and nominated for an AUDELCO “The Viv “Theatre Award 2016, for Outstanding Solo Performance. She since then has also had the pleasure of performing at the world famous Nuyorician Poets Cafe and the Shabazz Center in Harlem. Recently the show was well received in her home town Atlanta, GA at The Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center. “The Diary of an Afro Goddess” was written in honor of her ancestors and Black America.