‘Da Kink in My Hair is a theatrical play produced by Trey Anthony Studios that focuses on the lives of black women and authentically reflects the joy, hardship, and struggles of black women’s lives. The play will receive an exciting Atlanta premier following sold –out houses at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theater (Canada’s version of Broadway), winning four NAACP Image Awards after a successful West Coast stint, and a critically acclaimed European production.
‘Da Kink in My Hair will receive its Atlanta premiere September 6-8, 2013 at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia directly followed by a premiere run in Fort Lauderdale, Florida September 13-15 at the Coral Springs Performing Arts Center. The Atlanta production of the play will be featuring Grammy Award-winning singer Melanie Fiona and actress Terri J Vaughn from The Steve Harvey Show!
“If you want to know a black woman, you touch her hair,” says Novelette, as she delves into the tresses and stresses of her clients to reveal their hidden stories. Set in a Caribbean hair salon in Toronto, ‘da Kink in my Hair gives voice to eight black women who tell their unforgettable stories in a kaleidoscope of drumming, singing and dance. It is a testament to the challenges and triumphs in the lives of contemporary black women, many of whom are immigrants to North America from the Caribbean. Mixing laughter and tears, revelation and inspiration, the unapologetically intense stories of each woman are woven together in this powerful piece.