FULL-LENGTH: Sabrina Jackson cannot cope with the death of her son by a White cop. Rather than herald the Black Lives Matter movement, Sabrina retreats inward, living out a comic book superhero fantasy. Will Sabrina stay in this dream world or return to reality and mourn her loss?
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Black Super Hero Magic Mama
23 Nov. 2019
Utterly devastating. Utterly savage. Utterly stunning. And heartbreakingly beautiful from start to finish. READ THIS PLAY! PRODUCE THIS PLAY (AGAIN!) ”
16 Jul. 2019
A play about loss, grief, and the impossible task of dealing with it. Can we ignore our problems and turn the other cheek? Pretend everything is okay, and take out our anger on others? Or do we have to find a way to cope? These questions and more are asked in this sprawling piece. ”
18 Apr. 2019
Grief beyond measure. What can we do when unbearable tragedy strikes but break from reality, creating a world that makes sense out of necessity.
Sabrina is a mother that may seem at first to be over protective, until we realize that there is no amount of protection a mother can give her child that will keep them safe in today's current socio-political climate. The inablitly to escape this fate is terrifying.
All of these themes are weaved over an extremely smart and well written script that pulls from comic books, black history, and even Harry Potter.