March 1, 2020
13-17; 18 and older
Girls! Girls? Girls. is a short performance documentary that explores the past, present and funny yet frightening future of the global black woman. Featuring Marjuan Canady’s Off-Broadway one-woman play, Canady and her comrades take their wit to the streets, to schools and throughout the entertainment industry to gain perspective on the 21st-century black female image. With post-show artist talk-back.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Marjuan Canady is an award-winning Trinidadian-American director, writer, producer and performer for both film and stage. A native Washingtonian, her work spans theater, film, television, children’s media and literature. Original work includes “Girls! Girls? Girls.”, “The Resort” and the children’s media brand and book series, “Callaloo Kids”. Her work has been seen at The Kennedy Center, Sesame Street, The Smithsonian, The Lincoln Center, Miami Book Fair, Ryan Seacrest Foundation and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute to name a few. She has held fellowships at The Schomburg Center, the DC Commission on the Arts, the Caribbean Cultural Center, Lincoln Center, 202 Creates and Harlem Stage. Canady is the Founder and Executive Director of her production company Sepia Works and non-profit, Canady Foundation for the Arts.