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Off Broadway Stage Play “Tales Of A Grown Girl”

Updated: Oct 21

By Tammy Reese

Off Broadway Stage Play “Tales Of A Grown Girl” Play Premiered in Silver Springs Maryland with an ENCORE performance in New York Long Island

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The Madison Theatre at the prestigious Molloy Private University opened its doors to the brilliance of Yolanda Brathwaite’s Biopic Stage Play of her life!

The 90’s Era is still in “FULL EFFECT”!! It’s finally here...“Tales Of A Grown Girl” The Stage Play, has been featured at the private campus of Molloy University at The Madison Theatre in Rockville Center, NY. A production of this magnitude has drawn almost 500 theater goers for a one of a kind stage play. Hosted by actor "Tray Chaney" of The hit television show “The Wire”, “Saints & Sinners” and “BMF” fame, just to name a few.

Producers Yolanda Brathwaite and Tanya Moss came ready and I must say ENCORE to this Off Broadway spectacular! So many nostalgic moments! Capturing the vibes of The New Jack Swing & The Golden Age of Hip Hop, this play gave us a surprise, legendary guest from Uniondale, Long Island, Hip Hop’s finest, “Dinco-D” of LOTNS aka Leader’s Of The New School” and a phenomenal music director DJ Zah on the 1’s and 2’s. It’s been a long time before New York has opened a stage to this kind of excitement. Out of her struggle, Yolanda sketched a kind of entertainment that has this kind of heavy subject matter that you have to pay attention to. I remember growing up, in who would consider a rollercoaster of the 90’s and this play brings you right back to that freshness.

TOAGG features moments of drugs, sex, mayhem, the party life and even alcohol. Yes! This play has many trips and turns. Directed by Marissa Jackson & Barry Alston Ray also assisted as the AD, both did an amazing job. The play stars Messina Wiseman who plays Michelle, a teenager growing up in New York navigating relationships, friendships and everything else in between. The supporting cast of this play are the talented Myaani Colar, Kamesha Dalmida, Tamara Huggins, Barry Alston, Amir Robinson, Dawn L. Stanley, Theodora Johnson, Katelynn Fitzpatrick, Paul Salandy, Daniel Price, Jennifer Bonaparte, Corey Marshall, Marcus Copeland, Shareia Perry, Samara Miller McDonald, Dashawn Washington & Kay Lofton.


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Tammy Reese began her career as a theater actress performing in 60 live stage shows a year with The Media Unit TV and Stage Production Company. She also directed the weekly live TV show Rough Times Live.

Eventually, she went to Empire State College to obtain her degree in media studies. After graduation, she did more theater and wrote and produced her own videos to spread awareness on social issues through the arts.

Tammy is an award-winning journalist and is best known for her legendary interviews with Sharon Stone, Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Porter, Luke Evans, Geena Davis, Morris Chestnut, Essie Davis, Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Michael James Shaw, Ross Marquand, Merritt Wever, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Giancarlo Esposito, Meagan Good, Jennifer Connelly, Laurence Fishburne, Vivica A. Fox, Omar Epps, Joseph Sikora, Nelly, Ryan Coogler, Carmen Electra, Tom Arnold, Michole Briana White, and many more.

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