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PS19 Big Mama's A Musical
Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:00PM

Cannon Street Arts Center
134 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC 29401


An evening of sassy soul..... Come hear Ella. Come hear Billie. Theater Owner’s Booking Association was the top booking agency for black performers in a deeply segregated era, and a contract with “Toby” meant steady work. Performers called it “ doing Toby time” because living conditions were so rough but still they sang their songs in true vaudeville traditions and made light of their everyday struggles. A Lady in White & Gullah Theater Production, written by Ade Ofunniyin, directed by Samelia Adams.