Posts Tagged ‘ Story Jam at The Wilmette Theater ’

nigger, nigger, nigger, nigger, nigger

26th January 2016 | 0 Comments

That is the opening line of a piece from my one woman show that I performed at the January Story Jam series in Wimette, Illinois. Wilmette is a mostly affluent, predominantly White suburb of Chicago. I entitled the story “nigger,” which tells the story of the first time I was called such by a White [...]


My Words for the New Year 2016 and for 2015: Verklempt & Gratitude!

3rd January 2016 | 0 Comments

Verklempt. Definition: Verklempt is a Yiddish word that means “overcome with emotion.” Pronounced “fer-klempt,” people use it when they are so emotional that they’re on the verge of tears or at a loss for words due to their emotional state. I am Verklempt. I’ve been trying to compose a New Year’s message but I am [...]


The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Performing the Fat Piece

21st July 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been a couple of weeks since the evening in which I performed a reading of the Fat piece from my solo show. I was nervous, I was uncertain. It had only been a fantasy for so long, a work in progress, my biggest obstacle in the long running marathon to complete my solo show. [...]


The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Straight from the Woodshed -The Fat Monologue

2nd July 2015 | 0 Comments

Tonight’s the night! I’m going to do my first ever reading of the “Fat Piece” in front of a live audience – ever. I am reading as part of “Story Jam”, a story-telling live music show produced by singer, performer, writer Stephanie Rogers and held at The Wilmette Theater. I’m a bit frightened in an [...]