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It’s 1859 and in the heart of old New York is Cherry House, named after its proprietress, Miss Cherry. A proud and free African American entrepreneur in misogynistic, racist pre-Civil war America, Miss Cherry’s business is booming and life is good. Or so she thinks. Trouble comes to town when a Southern lowlife attacks one of Cherry House’s ladies, a runaway freed slave wanted for murder. Miss Cherry’s remarkable ability to navigate a hostile world is put to the test when she’s faced with backlash from the law, threats from a greedy bounty hunter and losing the man she loves by risking everything to do the right thing.  

It's 1959. During a swinger's holiday gathering, caterer Amanda Parker is compelled to confront one of the guests -Amber Honeycutt, with whom she shares a sordid past. This chance meeting is the catalyst that unravels the web of secrets, lies, racism, and sexuality in the South. They inherited these from their mothers before them. Therefore, they influenced the women they had grown up to become.

Beverly Daniels recalls her scandalous moments as a Hollywood starlet and a Mobster's girlfriend in this over the top musical comedy. 


Wild Project, East Village, NYC

"Whatever Happened to Beverly Daniels?"  

It's Harlem in the 1960’s, and two sisters struggle with what Mama wants for them in life, and what they want for themselves. 

NBT Keep Soul Alive Reading Series, Harlem NYC