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Comedic Actress Sandy Brown Gets Nominated For NAACP Award For One Woman Comedy Show!

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HBO Actress/Comedienne & Producer/Playwright Sand Brown’s hit “Oh, Yes She Did!” is nominated for Best One-Person Show at 2012 NAACP Theater Awards, and is launching weekly performances in both Los Angeles and San Francisco concurrently.

After 100 performances in nearly 50 weeks, on the strength of a word-of-mouth following to sold-out shows bringing audiences to their feet, who return again and again. Oh, Yes She Did! is also a two-time winner of Goldstar’s “Roar of the Crowd”, winning in both in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sandy Brown’s innovative One-Woman performance continues pushing the boundaries of the solo-show genre, earning honors, accolades and distinction with, simply, the first part of her show, Oh, Yes She Did! -Volume I, as she morphs into legendary black women Pioneers that changed America (Volume II to launches January 2013).

Currently, “Oh, Yes She Did!” runs in Los Angeles at Theatre-Theater and in San Francisco at The Shelton Theater weekly, tickets available through BrownPaperTickets.

The 22nd NAACP Theater Awards Gala Monday, November 5th, at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood. “It is a supreme honor to be nominated and recognized by the NAACP for excellence in Theatre”, says Sandy Brown

Starring HBO Actress/comedienne Sandy Brown (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Hannah Montana, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Def Comedy Jam, Comics Unleashed), “Oh, Yes She Did!: From Slave-Ship to Slave-Ship (Black Women Pioneers of America) masterfully blends drama, humor, music, dance & multi-media, while breathing-to-life powerful legacies: Revolutionary War Slave-Poet Phillis Wheatley; Runaway with Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad; Meet World’s First Woman Self-made Millionaire-Suffragette Madam CJ Walker; Follow Global Superstar & War-Spy Josephine Baker; Go Backstage with Jazz Legend Billie Holiday; Bus-Ride with Rosa Parks; Protest with activist Angela Davis; Campaign with First Woman Democratic Presidential Candidate Shirley Chisholm, and more in Volume I of this innovative & critically acclaimed theatrical journey through the centuries. (Volume II slated to launch January 2013). Although spanning 400 years of history, the messages of these powerful heroines are as profoundly relevant today as ever. A culmination of years of extensive historical research, writing, editing, period wardrobe design, and imagery went into Sandy Brown’s visioning and building ‘Oh, Yes She Did!’. In addition to NAACP Nomination recognition, the show receives high praises & blessings from heroic pioneers of Social Justice (from Tuskegee Airmento 1961 Freedom Riders) while embraced by audiences and critics, and as a vibrant, cultural treasure.

PERFORMANCE RUN: (for SAN FRANCISCO)
WHAT: “Oh, Yes She Did!” (Acclaimed Solo-Show by Sandy Brown)
WHEN: October 6, 2012 – December 23, 2012
TIMES: Saturdays 2:00pm, Sundays 2:00pm & 7;30pm
WHERE: 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
TICKETS: Online Tix: http://bpt.me/276799
TIX by Phone (800) 838-3006 x1
SHOW TRAILER: http://youtu.be/EJKBCxb5J_4
WEBSITE: www.SandyBrownLive.com

PERFORMANCE RUN: (for LOS ANGELES)
WHAT: “Oh, Yes She Did!” (Acclaimed Solo-Show by Sandy Brown)
WHEN: Opening October 16, 2012
TIMES: Tuesdays 7:30pm
WHERE: 5041 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
TICKETS: Online Tix: http://bpt.me/275846
TIX by Phone (800) 838-3006 x1
SHOW TRAILER: http://youtu.be/EJKBCxb5J_4
WEBSITE: www.SandyBrownLive.com

Sandy Brown, a native Angeleno, discovered the sweet-spot of Artistry/Activism at U.C. Berkeley, and chiseled her technique at N.Y.U.; a multi-talented performing artist, appearing in television, films, commercials, magazines, stand-up comedy, live theatre, and vocalist/songwriter on songs for primetime TV & Film. More about this renaissance talent at: www.SandyBrownLive.com.

Article first printed by BroadwayWorld.com written by BWW news desk

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  1. Stevie Mack

    I heard about this show and she deserves all the awards they have to give! Can’t wait to see it.

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