One-Man Comedy MANish BOY With Ralph Harris (Dreamgirls)
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The last date listed for MANish BOY was Sunday August 25, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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Family isn't just the most important thing in life -- it's everything. This powerful play follows the struggles of a family trying to hold on through the teenage years of the two children, a typical daughter and a severely autistic son. Eighteen-year-old Josh throws everything out of balance on a normal day. When a relative comes to visit, everyone loses equilibrium completely as they each try to do what's best for the family while still pursuing what's best for themselves. Learn More
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- “Writer-Actor-Comedian Ralph Harris is a clever writer, and a very funny man. His eloquent and affectionate portrait of his feisty 94-year old grandfather is a comic gem, strongly rooted in reality.” --LA Weekly
- “Despite the comedy, the show is painfully real -- a stinging commentary on the millions of neglected boys who grow up never knowing their dads.” --Charlotte Observer
- “Comedian Harris knows how to make an audience laugh ... But in MANish BOY, it’s his ability to make the audience relate to the neighborhood characters and friends that make those laughs much more memorable and side splitting.” --Gaston Gazette
Forced to reach back into his childhood memories, that door comes crashing open, revealing the fear he harbors about being a father. In MANish BOY he returns home to take a DNA test. His visit home brings back the good, the bad and the painful memories of his boyhood. Inspired by his favorite childhood place— his mom’s basement; Ralph effortlessly brings family members and childhood friends to life. In the basement he discovers that sometimes where you’re from, makes you who you are!