A world premiere by Carleton Bluford
February 12-22, 2015

A celebration of mothers and motherhood.

The first world premiere by an African-American playwright in Utah history.

Part of the Edward Lewis Black Theatre Festival and Black History Month. Winner of the inaugural Plan-B Theatre grant from The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists.

Featuring Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin, William Cooper Howell, Latoya Rhodes and Elizabeth Summerhays. Directed by Jerry Rapier.

Winner, Best of Utah Arts Awards for Best Original Play and Best Theatre Production, City Weekly


ICYMI: All the preview press for MAMA, opening tomorrow!

Below are links to the preview press coverage of Carleton Bluford’s MAMA, running February 12-22 at Plan-B. MAMA is the first play in partnership with The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists and the first world premiere in Utah history by an African-American playwright. ByKennethJones Catalyst Magazine Gavin’s Underground...

Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin reflects on her own Mama at the end of the second week of MAMA rehearsal

Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin has previously appeared in Plan-B’s THE THIRD CROSSING, NOTHING PERSONAL and SLAM. She plays all the Mamas in MAMA running February 12-22, 2015. When Carleton Bluford’s call for stories about mothers first came across my Facebook feed, I thought about submitting, but then I couldn’t drill down...

Carleton Bluford’s MAMA

Carleton Bluford is a member of The Lab at Plan-B, a cadre of 10 local playwrights. He has created roles in Plan-B’s WALLACE by Jenifer Nii, THE THIRD CROSSING by Debora Threedy and MARRY CHRISTMAS by Elaine Jarvik; he will also appear in A/VERSION OF EVENTS by Matthew Ivan...

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