By Philip Dawkins | Directed by Natsu Onoda Power
Associate directed by KenYatta Rogers
At the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre
January 5-29, 2017
Meet Mama Darleena Andrews, a 67 year-old transgender woman and the inimitable etiquette instructor at “The Center,” an organization for Chicago’s homeless and LGTBQ youth. Her students are as diverse in background as they are in identity, united by a feeling of other-ness in the heart of a city that’s left them behind. But for “Mama Darlin,” triumph over poverty and prejudice begins with lacing up and fitting in—playing the part with class and with charm.
B'Ellana Duquesne (The T Party) stars as 'Mama,' inspired by the heartwarming true story of Chicago trans icon Miss Gloria Allen, under direction of visionary artist Natsu Onoda Power (The T Party).
Charm runs two hours and twenty minutes, with one fifteen minute intermission.
"Charmed by Charm"
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Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-399-7993 ext 2
Box Office Hours
Box office does NOT take calls two hours prior to a show's curtain, but will return all voice messages left during that time.
Will Call opens one hour prior to curtain.
Patrons who arrive late will be seated at the discretion of management.
Opening Night: Sunday, January 8 at 7:30 PM
FIRST 8 PERFORMANCES
Thur Jan 5 at 8PM | Post show discussion with artistic staff
Fri Jan 6 at 8PM | Post show discussion with artistic staff
Sat Jan 7 at 8PM
Sun Jan 8 at 3PM
Sun Jan 8 at 7:30PM | Opening Night, SOLD OUT
Thur Jan 12 at 11AM | Cast talkback
Fri Jan 13 at 8PM | Happy Hour at 7pm
Sat Jan 14 at 3PM | Captioned performance with ASL interpreted post show discussion
Sat Jan 14 at 8PM | Captioned performance, a Tribute to Casa Ruby, with ASL interpreted post show discussion. Proceeds from tickets purchased via this link support Casa Ruby.
Sun Jan 15 at 3PM | Captioned performance, with ASL interpreted post show discussion
Sun Jan 15 at 7:30PM | Captioned performance
Wed Jan 18 at 8PM | Captioned performance
Thur Jan 19 at 8PM | Cast talkback
Fri Jan 20 at 8PM
Sat Jan 21 at 3PM | Post show discussion
Sat Jan 21 at 8PM
Sun Jan 22 at 3PM | Cast talkback
Wed Jan 25 at 8PM | Post show discussion
Thur Jan 26 at 8PM | Post show discussion
Fri Jan 27 at 8PM | Happy Hour at 7pm and Post show discussion
Sat Jan 28 at 3PM | Peace Café
Sat Jan 28 at 8PM
Sun Jan 29 at 3PM