For immediate release
by Anthony Harper
Washington, DC – 3FOOD, LLC (Forging Our Own Destiny Productions) proudly presents Sugah’s Shack, a play
written and directed by Anthony Harper for the 4th Annual DC Black Theatre Festival at the Sitar Arts Center in
Washington, DC on June 30, 2013.
Sugah’s Shack is a blues and spiritual musical journey that explores addiction and recovery. It’s 1942 and the world is
at war. In a small southern town, patrons gather inside their favorite juke joint to relax and get away from the stress that
everyday living brings. Unbeknownst to them this will be the night that forces each of them to look at their reality in
ways they have not foreseen and it will take two of them on the darkest journey they have ever encountered because
SOMETIMES THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OCCURS WHEN WE LEAST EXPECT IT.
Cast includes Robert L. Starks, Atieno Ayo Hawkins, Jacqueline Dowd, Cara Knowles, Mysteena Akilah Saunders, Glen
Murphy, Heather DeLeon and Anthony Harper.
Play date: June 30, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm
Sitar Arts Center
1700 Kalorama Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Forging Our Own Destiny Productions, a limited liability company was created to develop works from its members and
from up and coming artists in the Brooklyn, New York community. The current members are: Jacqueline Dowd and
Anthony Harper. In addition, Forging Our Own Destiny Productions chooses works for production from material that
explores the spiritual condition of humanity. Our main focus is to entertain, educate and uplift our audiences with
original material that makes a connection with the audience.
DC Black Theatre Festival is a week-long festival celebrating extraordinary stories told by people of African descent.
This year’s has an exciting menu of more than 150 provocative and groundbreaking theatrical performances by local
and national artists, writers, producers and theatre companies. DC Black Theatre Festival is also the first of its kind to
recognize the importance of both urban and traditional theatre.
Forging Our Own Destiny Productions, a limited liability company
DC 4th Annual Black Theatre Festival
June 30, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Sitar Arts Center
|Sugah's Shack Preview from The Producer's Club - April 2013