Santa Monica Playhouse this weekend presents a one-woman cabaret
based on the fascinating life of Josephine Baker written and performed by
award-winning actress Sloan Robinson accompanied by pianist Aeros Pierce.
Performances will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, Feb. 17 at 3 pm.
life legend Josephine Baker overcame the limitations imposed by the color of
her skin to become one of the world’s most versatile entertainers, performing
on stage, screen and recordings.
She was decorated for her undercover work for
the French Resistance during World War II.
She was a civil rights activist –
refusing to perform for segregated audiences and integrated the Las
“Bananas!” combines drama, comedy, and music to recount
Baker’s rise from the slums of East St. Louis to the grand stages
Admission is $20. Santa Monica Playhouse is located at 1211 4th Street, Santa Monica.
For more information or tickets, call
310.394.9779 or visit santamonicaplayhouse.com.
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