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R&B Star Monifah Joins Broadway Vet Virginia Woodruff in FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the Everyday Diva


Today, Tmapp, in association with CBO Entertainment, announced an Equity Showcase presentation of FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the "Everyday Diva," scheduled for 12 performances only, Monday through Saturday, December 5 - 17, 2016 at The Poet's Den Theatre, 309 East 108th Street, in New York City. The curtain time for all performances is 8:00 pm. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased online at or by calling 800.838.3006.

FOR ALL MY GIRLS, features acclaimed singer/songwriter Monifah (aka Monifah Carter) of TV One's "R & B Divas: Atlanta," Georgia Kate Haege (Mamma Mia! North American National Tour), Olivier Award nominee April Nixon (Damn Yankees - West End, 9 to 5: The Musical National Tour, Smokey Joe's Café) and Virginia Woodruff (Gotta Dance, Violet, Leap of Faith, The Color Purple/2005). The ensemble includes Brandon Ellis, Alicia Kee, Mils James, Sara Kennedy, Preston Pujol and Rhianna Radick.

FOR ALL MY GIRLS tells the story of friends LaVerne, Cathy, Lisa and Candice who embark on a highly anticipated fun-filled girls' night out on the town. But the night takes many unintended turns that lead the women to do some honest soul-searching about themselves, their lives and each other.

With a book, music and lyrics by Tmapp, FOR ALL MY GIRLS features a mix of R & B, Gospel, Rock and Soul music. Composer, orchestrator, and producer Kenny Seymour (Half-Time, Amazing Grace, Memphis, Vietgone) is the musical director. Lacy Darryl Phillips serves as the choreographer. Marishka S. Phillips directs.

Tmapp (Book, Music, Lyrics) aka Anthony Mapp, TMapp is a performer, entrepreneur and journalist who wrote his first song in 1979 and his first musical in 1981. He wrote FOR ALL MY GIRLS to honor his mother, his sisters and all the "everyday divas" who make the difference in our lives.

Marishka S. Phillips (Director) Triple threat. Stage and screen actress. Director. Acting coach. Ms. Phillips has made her mark performing onstage in musicals such as Raisin, Uptown: It's Hot, Bubblin' Brown Sugar, FAME: The Musical, The Me That Nobody Knows, and The Wiz. Her TV credits include "The Cosby Show," and "A Different World." She has trained and coached some of Hollywood's biggest names including Kerry Washington and Deborah Cox. Directing credits include the critically acclaimed off-Broadway productions of Box and Precious.

Performance Schedule:
FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the "Everyday Diva"
The Poet's Den Theatre, 309 East 108th Street, NYC
Monday, December 5 @ 8pm
Tuesday, December 6 @ 8pm
Wednesday, December 7 @ 8pm
Thursday, December 8 @ 8pm
Friday, December 9 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 10 @ 8pm
Monday, December 12 @ 8pm
Tuesday, December 13 @ 8pm
Wednesday, December 14 @ 8pm
Thursday, December 15 @ 8pm
Friday, December 16 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 17 @ 8pm

Tickets: $18

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