November 18, 2016 UPDATE: In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows is back at the theater DECEMBER 4, 2016 for last showing of the year at The Royal Family Community Access Theatre. See playwright, Viviann True Rodriguez – Director, Andres Chulisi Rodriguez – and the award-winning cast members give another phenomenal performance! Click and READ link below for more info and to GET YOUR TICKETS: http://spokenwordnewyork.com/in-defense-of-glitter-and-rainbows-the-royal-family-community-access-theatre-sunday-december-4-2016/2949
May 28, 2016 UPDATE:
In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows RETURNS THIS JUNE from its sold-out show at The Royal Family Productions Theatre this past Mother’s Day in May. See playwright, Viviann True Rodriguez – Director, Andres Chulisi Rodriguez – and the award-winning cast members @ The Royal Family Productions Theatre for a six-night run – June 3-12, 2016. Click and READ link below for show dates, times, and to GET YOUR TICKETS:
[NYC Performance Art] Award-winning Poet, Author, Activist, Women’s Empowerment Coach, Playwright, Viviann “True” Rodriguez is creating magic with her multifaceted, artistic greatness. In 2015 she introduced us to her love of performing arts by writing and producing her debut play, “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” – A Theatrical Play Celebrating the Dynamics of Womanhood and Life; which was standing-room only at The Legendary Nuyorican Poets’ Café. May 2016, True brings her sold-out play back to the theatre with another award-winning director, Andres “Chulisi” Rodriguez, and an award-winning cast. All are invited to celebrate mothers at Producer, Viviann “True” Rodriguez Presents “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” @ The Royal Family Productions Theatre – Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 8, 2016, 4:00pm in Manhattan.
WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOVED ONE TO SEE “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” ON MOTHER’S DAY:
“In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” is going to be THE perfect Mother’s Day gift for yourself or any Mother or daughter (fully grown or coming-of-age) that you know. In celebration of Mothers, Womanhood, and of Sisterhood, treat yourself, your Mother, aunt, sister, cousin, daughter, friend…
Grab anyone whom you know would appreciate a beautiful and inspiring depiction of: the love of a Mother for her daughter – the love of a daughter for her Mother – the wisdom of elders – the privilege of ancestry – sisterhood – the bonding and empowering of Women; the empowerment that can only come from Woman-to-Woman through examples and inspiration – life lessons that we all have faced at some point, and the capacity of growth that comes when true LOVE of self and the LOVE that you can give to and receive from another is more beautiful to you and matters more to you than anything else.
If you have the heART to experience this type of togetherness with someone you care for (Mom, aunt, cousin, sister, wife, husband, lover, friend); to spend such a special occasion with, then you want to give them a gift that keeps on giving. You want to give them the gift of ART for Mother’s Day! And “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” is just that gift of ART that will give you LIFE!
(artwork by: Visual Artist, Nia Andino)
ABOUT THE PLAY “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” :
“In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows” is a declaration of courage; the courage to love and let go, to get out of our own way, and to keep climbing. It is a story about sisterhood and love; love between: mothers and daughters, between sisters, between men and women, fathers and daughters. It is about the intricate bond between mother and daughter, and the importance of telling our stories, the lessons learned in life and death, and all that we are willing to do to defend our joy.
Told through the power of verse and movement, we relearn the intimacy and empowerment of the bond shared between mother and daughter.”
AWARD-WINNING CAST MEMBERS of “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows”:
CARLA G. CARABALLO
ROBERTO “Simply Rob” VASSILARAKIS
JADE RAIN VEGA
Producer, Viviann “True” Rodriguez Presents “In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows”
PURCHASE TICKETS AT: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-defense-of-glitter-and-rainbows-tickets-24350760781?aff=efbevent