The Mamalogues

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Presented by Color Arc Productions and The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin TX

Aug 23 2019
Sep 07 2019
The Mamalogues

Color Arc Productions, in collaboration with The VORTEX, presents the world premiere of award-winning playwright Lisa B. Thompson’s new satirical comedy The Mamalogues about black, unmarried, middle-class mothers parenting in the age of anxiety.

From the award-winning writer of Single Black Female, Underground, and Monroe, comes a new play about the exhilaration and exhaustion that comes from being a black single mother in America: The Mamalogues. Lauren, Beverley and Tasha have great careers they love and amazing children they adore, but they don’t “have it all.” During a single mother’s retreat, they share their angst about racial profiling on the playground, their child being the “only one” at school, and the politics of

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Tickets: $35-$15

$35 Priority Seating 

$25 General Admission

$15 Discount/Artist/Student/Senior/Veteran

Advanced Reservations Recommended.  Limited seating.  or 512-478-5282

2-for-1 admission with donation of 2 cans for SAFE Austin on Thursdays and Sunday.

Blue Star Theatre: Discounts for Military, Veterans, and their families.

Radical Rush Free Tickets: Limited free tickets for each performance in the spirit of sustainability, accessibility, and the gift economy. Radical Rush tickets released at 7pm each night-in-person only.

Contact: 512-478-5282

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There will be talkbacks on Fridays and Saturdays.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



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