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70 Star Starred
Theatre/Theater
at Orange Ave 5041 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019
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Metered parking. yes, parking cops do pass by.
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None. take your own drinks and snacks
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Metered parking. yes, parking cops do pass by
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Never a full house. you can take your time
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471 ratings
4.8 average rating
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6 events
4 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 14 2012

my wife and i enjoyed this show very much.
pros

1. sandy brown showed her many talents.
2. great history lesson on black americans

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S Chatman Red Velvet
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 27 2012

Powerful, historical, inspirational all fit the bill for this play. Sandy Brown's performance was phenomenal; acting, singing & dancing; changing her voice, demeanor... continued

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2 reviews
43 stars
attended Feb 02 2012

The play beautifully protrayed influential African American women in our rich heritage. I was pleasantly surprised with the bits of factual knowledge woven into the play. A must see for all, and highly recommended for our youth.

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Website

http://www.sandybrownlive.com/

Quotes & Highlights

“Ms. Brown is herself a pioneer of today, forging her own artistic creation … in a town full of celebrities … she herself is breaking new ground.” —examiner.com
Read Goldstar members’ reviews of Oh, Yes She Did! during its run at the Lillian Theatre.
Check out a video preview of the show on YouTube.
“I just saw this great performance, Oh, Yes She Did by Sandy Brown, covering important African American women throughout history. It was quite incredible. I’ve always been an avid supporter of civil rights and this performance has only strengthened my feminist and egalitarian beliefs. I now have a huge list of books to read by Angela Davis, Gloria Steinem, and many others. It will probably take me years to read them all, but that’s a price I’m all too willing to pay. So I say: “Power to the people!!!” —Feminist Humor Blog

Description

Come time-travel, as dynamic actress/comedienne Sandy Brown’s historical one-woman show Oh, Yes She Did! blazes the stage “breathing to life” powerful legacies of bold black women pioneers whose triumphs over challenges changed the course of American history through the centuries:

Volume I (Award-Winning Part 1)**

-Revolutionary War Slave-Poet Phillis Wheatley

-Runaway with Harriet Tubman** on the Underground Railroad

-Meet World’s 1st Self-made Millionaire Suffragette **Madam CJ Walker

-Follow Global Superstar & War-Spy Josephine Baker

-Go Backstage with Jazz Legend Billie Holiday

-Bus-Ride with Rosa Park

-Protest with activist Angela Davis

-Campaign with Pres. Candidate Shirley Chisholm

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Blending drama, humor, music, dance, and multi-media, Oh Yes She Did! is an innovative theatrical ride embraced by audiences, campuses, critics, and community leaders as a vibrant and exciting new cultural treasure blossoming in the heart of Los Angeles.

Mind-tickling … soul-uplifting entertainment. Come get some!

The performance contains stage fog as well as some mature language and imagery depicting actual historical events.