Episcopal Actors' Guild
1 East 29th Street
New York, New York 10016

About this event


WORLD PREMIERE:  Big Mama and Me by Richarda Abrams

A woman while cleaning out her deceased 99 year old grandmother’s apartment encounters her grandmother’s spirit. Before final boxes are taped, popcorn and potato salad fly and the granddaughter learns she too can go on and live life fearlessly.

THE CAST:   Richarda Abrams*

DATES/TIME:  Wednesday March 6, 2024 - Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 7:30pm (Running time 80 minutes without intermission)

PLACE: The Episcopal Actors’ Guild (EAG)/Guild Hall: 1 EAST 29th STREET, NYC 10016 (midblock between Madison and Fifth Ave.  Enter through the main gate and go through the garden to the door marked Guild Hall. (By subway: R/W or 6 at 28th Street or B/D/F/M or N/Q/R/W at 34th Street/Herald Square. By bus:  M1, M2, M3, M5, M6, or M7.)


Early Bird Special: $15

General Seating $30

Seniors/Students $20




Playwright: Richarda Abrams*

Composer: Bernyce A. Clark

Music Director: Amina Claudine Myers

Production Stage Manager: Lawrence Floyd*

Set and Projection Designer: Anna Kiraly

Costume Designer: Sally Lesser

Sound Designer: Chai 

Dramaturg: A.J. Muhammad

Press Representative: RPR

Co-Producers Peggy Abrams and Richarda Abrams*

Big Mama and Me is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and support from private donors.  Big Mama and Me received a New York State Council on the Arts, Theatre Artists Commission with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and is fiscally sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts.

*Equity Member appearing with permission of Actor’s Equity Association without benefit of an Equity contract in this Off-Off Broadway production

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