THE TRILOGY: 3- 1 Act Harlem Favorites
written by Langston Hughes and An Award winning 1 Act by Cal Wilson Five Mainstage Productions
1) Limitations of Life:
humorous treatment of the relationship between servant and mistress
romanticized in the Stahl film. More satirical than Hughes's other
plays, it reverses the color expectations and undermines the Aunt Jemima
stereotype. Set in Harlem, the play uses only three characters, Mammy
Weavers, Audette Aubert, and Ed Starks, all of whose names are puns.
"Weavers" is a manipulation of "Beavers," "Aubert" a modification of
"Colbert," and "Ed Starks" a renaming of "Ned Sparks," a character in
the film. The reversal of social relationships and the satirical tone
are evident in the setting, a "luxurious living room" that contains an
electric griddle and a box of pancake flour with an image of a white
2) SOUL GONE HOME:
Soul Gone Home is a dramatic play about a mother and her son Randolph
who goes by Ronnie and has just recently passed away from being sick
with tuberculosis. The play is interesting because it starts with the
mother screaming "Oh, Gawd! Oh, Lawd! Why did you take my son from me"
and we learn that Ronnie has died but then he sits up and starts
3) PAPA RAGGS AND DRINK A WATER:
A DRAMATIC COMICAL PERSPECTIVE. Have you ever seen a homeless
person and wondered to yourself, "How did that person get
there? Funny, serious, sad, and real. NOVEMBER 22nd thru 30th PURCHASE TICKETS NOW
PAUL MOONEY HILARIOUS-PAUL MOONEYS-OUT OF DARKNESS-THE 'LAST STAND TOUR! 12/26 thru NEW YEARS EVE
DECEMBER. 26th thru NEW YEARS EVE
My return to the stage! After these 4 surgeries at age 73 is going to be like none other.
last surgery, was A minor Surgery to remove more tissue from my
prostate, so that I can flow ,if you know what I mean. The Dr. said he'd
never seen A prostrate that large? I told him what you expect from the
guy with the biggest Juevos in Hollywood.
Anyway God willing, and with your prayers in Godspeed recovery:
DECEMBER. 26th thru NEW YEARS EVE,
I will kick-off my National/International tour, in Berkeley this DEC.
26TH, DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS AND RUNS EVERYDAY THROUGH NEW YEARS EVE.