MOMS MABLEY 5 Show Run: "I Got the Last Laugh"

By ImageNation Cinema Foundation (other events)

5 Dates Through Jun 17, 2018

A play about the life and times of one of America's premier comedian's. Taking place at the end of her career, on the day of her last performance at the World Apollo Theatre in Harlem, NYC. An interview is granted to Mr. Charles Earthstein from The Chicago Community Paper. News Magazine. The interview takes us through the journey of a life, experiences of a career and pointed perspectives of varied issues in the span of 40 years of the life of Ms. Jackie " Moms" Mabley. The journey takes us to moments that made her endearing to us all, the stage. Sharing the brilliance of her wit, wisdom and cleverly exposed care for her profession, her culture and America's most precious commodity, our children.

Time Approximately 1935 - 1975. This autobiographical drama/comedy unfolds, through her performance, she shares her hopes, dreams, betrayals, despairs, fame and most importantly, her struggles to be America #1 funny comedian. Written and directed by James E. Carter.

Brunch & Dinner options available seperately.