Tammi Mac's "Bag Lady" Opens May 2nd To Sold-Out Audiences Powerful One-Woman Show Highlights the Commonality of Dysfunctional Relationships and Learning to Let Go
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Actress Tammi Mac sets the stage in Bag Lady with a dramatic performance that will resonate with audiences. Bag Lady exposes the baggage of a woman weighed down heavily by her choices in men. Also written by Mac, we witness the Bag Lady accumulate a bag full of issues that include, the drug game, baby mama drama, a groupie lifestyle and attempted murder. Award-winning Director Iona Morris helms the production; guiding Mac on a soul-bearing exploration of one woman's journey through life's ups and downs. Presented through a series of vignettes, Mac takes on dysfunctional relationships from personal experiences as well as those of friends. She adds,"Every woman faces heartbreak from a relationship. Not every woman faces the heartbreak she brings on herself. The play is less about bad men and more about bad decisions and being accountable for the choices that put you in volatile situations. It's what we think of ourselves."
A formally trained actress with a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Mac has also trained with the infamous improve school, The Groundlings. Her theatrical work in L.A. includes performances in the award-winning production of The Piano Lesson, by August Wilson, The Bachelorette Party produced by Will Smith, Don B. Welch's, Idella's Soul Shack, and notable appearances in Brandi Burks' Men Cry Too and Reap What You Sow.
She made her television debut on the hit drama "Strong Medicine," with a stirring performance as a heroine addicted patient. A commentator on VH1, audiences see her regularly on the network's The 40 Greatest R&B Songs of the Nineties and The 100 Sexiest Artists. She has also served as a guest host on the nationally syndicated talk show, The Gossip Queens. Mac can be seen in the films The Divorce, 24 Hour Love and numerous short films and indie productions. As co-host of Mac and Amiche, the #1 urban radio show in Los Angeles, she can be heard on the airwaves daily from 4-8pm on KJLH 102.3. She is also executive producer of the hugely successful Mac's Minute Microphone Mixer, an industry showcase that spotlights up and coming actors in Los Angeles.
Opening night, hosted by actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, is Saturday, May 3 at 8:00 pm; red carpet at 6:30 pm. Bag Lady is playing at Stage 52 Playhouse in Los Angeles, May 2 – 11, 2014. Additional shows have been added. For show times and ticket purchases visit www.tammimac.com.
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