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  • Jelisa Jay Robinson:
    21 Nov. 2018
    This play had me laughing, crying and thinking. Craig-Galvan's piece offers a space for Black Mothers to deal with grief, pain, and loss. I love the individual voices of each character as well.
  • Dave Osmundsen:
    20 Nov. 2018
    A very unique, deeply personal examination of one mother's grief in the midst of unspeakable tragedy. Powerful message of learning to confront our grief, even in the face of injustice. Quick, but powerful read. Check it out!
  • Michael Wright:
    4 Sep. 2018
    Inda Craig-Galvan is a remarkable writer with a unique vision. This play, Black Super Hero Magic Mama, is getting seen around the country as is her other work--she is definitely a powerful voice to get to know. I recommend this play whole-heartedly!!
  • Victoria Moy:
    30 May. 2018
    Powerful and heartbreaking. Thanks for writing this, Inda Craig-Galván.
  • Rachael Carnes:
    21 May. 2018
    I'm late to the party but oh my word, so glad I read this play. Craig-Galván's voice is crystal clear, her craft honed. Damn. Now I want to read it allover again. WHY hasn't this play had a production?? Theater peeps — Get on it. This, this right here, is the NOW.
  • Megan Behm:
    21 May. 2018
    I cannot recommend this play enough. It's deeply powerful, moving, and incredibly relevant.
  • Sarah Tuft:
    17 May. 2018
    BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA is that rare topical play that comes from the heart, not the head, which allows it to have a power beyond this moment in time, while being exactly that play for this time. Written before a “Black Panther” movie was even a thing, the play updates mainstream superhero mythology with images of African and female empowerment to show the power of mothers, black mothers in particular, and sisterhood. A tour-de-force of writing power, BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA is a devastating tragedy that weaves humor, wit and fury into a story that breaks your heart.
  • Emily Hageman:
    9 May. 2018
    There is a reason why this is one of the most reviewed plays on NPX. It is THAT good. It is funny, it is sharp, it is powerful, it is real, and it makes me ache and empathize so deeply I can hardly sit still. You genuinely LOVE these characters--and it only takes Craig-Galván a page to get you to love them. They are so deeply real. This play really makes you think. Behind hashtags and movements are just people--sometimes they are remarkable brave beacons, but at the end of the day, they are just people. Highly recommended.
  • Mariah-Lynn Black:
    7 Feb. 2018
    Craig-Galván has readers think twice about the undue burden we place on those who are grieving to be champions for change, especially when change seems impossible. How do we allow personal space for dealing with loss when it's part of a pattern of injustice?
  • Micheila Jacobson:
    13 Dec. 2017
    Timely and moving. Inda Craig-Galvan is a gem of a writer.

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