Contact: Allison Queen
BROWNE BRINGS AWARD-WINNING ACTOR, ADILAH BARNES ON PRODUCTION OF “FRIED
CLAMS WITH BELLIES” AS CREATIVE CONSULTANT
Angeles, Calif.) – The production of team of “Fried Clams With
Bellies” a thought-provoking, biographical, one-woman play has been joined
by award-winning actor, Adilah Barnes who is serving as creative consultant
during its six-week run (Sept. 21st – Oct. 26th ).
Clams With Bellies” opened Sunday, September 21st to a sold-out
crowd at the Elephant Performance Lab, 1078 N. Lillian Way in Hollywood (off
Santa Monica Boulevard). Actress
Roz Browne (ABC’s “The View,” and BET’s “Comic View”) received a
standing ovation for her debut performance and portrayal of several
characters in “Fried Clams With Bellies.”
Performances are being held each Sunday at 3:00 p.m. through October
with Barnes on this project has made all the difference in the world! Her
knowledge and insight has been a tremendous addition to “Fried Clams With
Bellies.” She knows what it
takes to make a solo show work! She knows her stuff! Browne states.
“It is a pleasure to work with Roz on a solo show that is so deeply
personal to her. As Creative Consultant, I have been asked to bring the
finer strokes to the already defined broad canvas of the piece. I love the
writing and Roz’s energetic and heartfelt performance is delightful to
watch. I feel honored to be a part of the creative team,” states Barnes.
"Sometimes you have to see beyond the way
something looks" is Browne’s message in “Fried Clams with
Bellies.” Browne journeys
half way around the world
to life an assortment of colorful characters from a flashy skater at a
roller rink in Los Angeles to mysterious Aborigines at Ayer’s Rock in
writer and producer of her own historical one-woman show, I Am That I Am:
Woman, Black, has toured throughout the United States in 35
states, Europe and the Caribbean. She is also writing a solo show on the life of her mother
called Just Call Her a Woman of the Soil.
She is also currently completing her first book, On My Own Terms:
One Actor’s Journey (slated for release by 2004).
As a director, she has directed at the American Conservatory Theatre
(ACT) such productions as Homeland, Separate Tables,
Bus Stop and Danny and the Deep Blue Sea in San
Co-Founder and Executive Producer at the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre
Festival (LAWTF), Barnes has been a major force in producing over 250 solo
shows over the last ten years. She also presently teaches the solo writing
class, “Connecting the Inner Dots” with LAWTF and will
begin a new 12-week writing session on October 1st.
She also teaches acting privately in North Hollywood at the Actor’s
limited engagement is directed by Rod Menzies and produced by Roz Browne, in
association with TNChollywood.
to limited seating, advance reservations are strongly recommended.
Admission is $20.00 at the door or $12.00 in advance by calling (800)
595-4tix or (800) 595-4849 or by visiting www.tix.com.
Free street parking is available.