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The Maya in Me

solo performance · gifted productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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ANDREA BENNETT certified reviewer June 14, 2018
The Maya in Me was a riveting show that opened the doors to the life and experiences of Tameka Bob! Tameka is an A-1 storyteller. This one woman show was well written and without a doubt a master performance. She took me to the streets of New Orleans as she relentlessly searched for “G”. She took me back to the 90’s when she spit self-written bars to the tune of some of my favorite old school hip hop songs. She kept me on my toes surprising me with twist and turns as led me through her tale of hurt and disappointment on her journey to become a doctor. She lifted my spirits with dance and poetry with the lending hand of the great Maya Angelou. And she kept me amused and chuckling as she re-enacted scenes with multiple characters. This play ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 03, 2018
A delightful rendition of a woman's journey of love expressed through poetry, dance, rap and acting. A one woman show that was able to bring the characters to life in such a way that made me want to meet them in person!... full review
JASMIN DAVIS certified reviewer June 05, 2018
The Maya In Me was outstanding! It is well produced; the music, choreography, dialogue, and of course the acting is impressively splendid! Tameka Bob is a true talent!... full review
EUREKA Z certified reviewer June 12, 2018
I was heavily blown away by the awe invoking details of this production. From beginning to ending I was graciously amused and just couldn't get enough. I appreciate the divine honesty and craving truth of this collection of tragic events centered around multiple love stories. I was soooo comedically intoxicated that after one viewing I decided to attend all three shows. Please go and support this love affair with art. Tameka Bob is Brilliant.... full review
STAR STONE certified reviewer June 09, 2018
Tameka is flawless, strong, and beautiful!!! Poised dancing and elegance throughout! great music!! ... full review
BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 22, 2018
tagged as: music · dancing · Maya Angelou
Set in New Orleans, the show shares her story of the conflict between faith and desire, of the hard lessons of love, and the ultimate redemption of the soul by being true to the foundation of her faith. It is presented with clock-like precision and timing, and is truly ready for Broadway and beyond. ... full review
PEERADA MEEMALAYATH certified reviewer June 18, 2018
Tameka is a fierce and strong performer. I loved the incorporation of Maya Angelou. It was cleverly used and the parallels between Tameka's life and the words of Ms. Angelou was riveting to watch. ... full review
MARGARET MENDENHALL certified reviewer June 17, 2018
This covered much more territory than I thought it would, The mix of first person narrative, Maya Angelou's words, music and dance was uplifting; the musicians on stage and the very comfortable seating also made the overall experience special.... full review