BLACK WOMEN: STATE OF THE UNION-TAKING FLIGHT: 100% – SWEET

Michelle Flowers, left, Lee Sherman and Tamika Simpkins in “Ritual” part of “Black Women: State of the Union-Taking Flight” at Skylight Theatre. Credit: BWSOTU.

SWEET
Still, the overall cohesiveness and collected wisdom imparted from the production is a far greater reward and a testament to these female playwrights who reveal their individual voices while blending their work into a satisfying whole.
M.R. Hunter – EyeSpyLA

SWEET
Six smart, sassy playlets under the collective title Black Women: State of the Union — Taking Flight accomplish more or less what the front line of theater is supposed to accomplish: spin our heads and our hearts in directions not widely imagined — at least not widely imagined by white guys like me.
Steven Leigh Morris – LA Weekly

SWEET
While this passion doesn’t always ensure successful theatrical delivery of the plays, which are an uneven mix, the high points of the evening soar and make us glad that these artists are reaching out and being heard.
Jennie Webb – Backstage

BLACK WOMEN: STATE OF THE UNION — TAKING FLIGHT
Presented by Katselas Theatre Company and BWSOTU
At Skylight Theatre
1816 Vermont Ave., Hlywd.
Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; through Nov. 18, 2012
Tickets: (702) 582-8587

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