Description: A cogent story which explains how the protagonist overcomes deep seated issues. Based on a true story about how therapy helps reveal the buried truths of an 82-year African American woman who reaches inner depth of self-realization.
Content Advisory: This Production includes mature themes concerning mental health or illness.
About the Playwright: Delores Thornton is a Publisher, Author, Filmmaker, and Literary Entrepreneur who has received numerous awards. She is a licensed, ordained minister and a member of several organizations, most notably, the African American History Committee Advisory Board. She is also a certified Bereavement Facilitator with Brooke’s Place.Thornton was honored as a Literary Trailblazer by EU (Everything Underground) in 2017 and a Local Literary Legend by Go On Girl Book Club in 2018. She is a graduate B.A. (Valedictorian) of Simmons College of Kentucky (HBCU) and has a Master’s Degree in Theology from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. Thornton has a passion for sharing the history of and to her Mighty People. The author of 7 books, 4 plays, and 4 films (1 feature and 3 shorts), Thornton recently starred in her short film IDA MAE 2 during the Short Film Festival at Arts for Lawrence (2022). Thornton also starred as Mari Evans in BLACK IS MY COLOR during OnyxFest 2022.
Co-Directors: Delores Thornton and Trease SearsDelores Thornton – I absolutely love directing, and any age group or genre works for me. I’ve Directed one feature and three shorts, one of which was selected for Fort Shorts 2022 at Arts for Lawrence.Trease Sears is an author/screenwriter/playwright, director, producer, and the founder of World Changers School of the Arts. She has a heart for people and desires to see them fulfill their purpose.