The Trial of One Short Sighted Black Woman vs Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae

Reg Flowers with Barbara Montgomery (L) and Brenda Denmark

This satirical play presents a mock trial between black female stereotypes: pitting the jovial, asexual and servile “mammy,” vs. the hyper-sexualized “Safreeta Mae.” This production won six AUDELCO Awards: Best Play, Playwright, Ensemble, Director, Set, Costumes and Dramatic Production of the Year.

Presented as part of the 1999-00 Season

Play opened October 27, 1999 at the Harry De Jur

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Marcia Leslie
Director Paul Carter Harrison
Stage Manager Malik
Set Designer Felix E. Cochren Jr.
Lighting Designer Kathy Perkins
Costume Designer Vassie Browne
Sound Designer Jose Lopez
Props Ulysses Thomas
Actor Carla Brothers
Actor Brenda Denmark
Actor Barbara Montgomery
Actor Peter J. Macon
Actor Ebony Jo Ann
Actor Petronia Paley
Actor Joanna Rhinehart
Actor Reg Flowers

All 1999-00 Season productions: