Art House Productions and Leah E. Jackson present the NJ premiere of Shenanigans, the latest solo-show creation from AUDELCO award-winning performer, Helena D. Lewis
After her mother’s unexpected death, a devoted daughter struggles to adjust to her newfound matriarchal duties. An intimate, dramatic, and humorous look at love and life from a menopause baby who embraces her inherent dysfunction to care for her eccentric 82-year-old father and Smokey, the affable family pet.
West Side Theater (*note this is not at Art House)
Saturday, May 13th, 3:00PM and 8:00PM
Sunday, May 14th (Mother’s Day), 3:00pm
$20 in advance
$25 at the door
$15 for students/seniors
Mother’s Day Special: 2 for $36
About Helena D. Lewis
Helena D. Lewis is an award-winning actress, poet, and playwright. Her one-person show, Call Me Crazy: Diary of A Mad Social Worker, chronicles her work in the social service field portraying twenty-five characters from pimps to menopausal women. Call Me Crazy has had over fifteen sold-out performances and was profiled on the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) SocialWorkersSpeak website and Rutgers Alumni Magazine.
Call Me Crazy is the winner of the AUDELCO 2014 Best
Solo-Performance Award, Best Short at the Downtown Urban Theater Festival in NY, and was festival Pick at the inaugural DC Black Theater Festival. Helena has also performed Call Me Crazy at the NASW-NJ 2012 Annual Conference, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Kumble Theater at Long Island University, Rutgers University School of Social Work Field Day, and was produced by Urbintel, Inc. in conjunction with the New York Public Library at the Schomburg Center in NY.
Lewis has performed at numerous universities and colleges across the country and has been featured in the Peabody Award Winning series, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry.