Her Portmanteau

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Decades after Abasiama first immigrated to Ameria, the full impact of her decision to send away her daughter, erupts when Abasiama’s
family is reunited. As Nigerian traditions clash with the realities
of American life, Abasiama and her daughters must confront
complex familial legacies that span time, geography, language
and culture

Cast Requirements

3 women

Honors

2016
Edgerton New Play Award
Third Annual Kilroy List Honorable Mention

2015
Second Annual Kilroy List Honorable Mention

Publisher

(upcoming) Dramatists Play Service

Production and Development History

PRODUCTIONS
2017
New York Theatre Workshop, dir. Ed Iskandar

2015
National Black Theatre, dir. Victor Maog [workshop production]

DEVELOPMENT
2016
NYTW’S Dartmouth College Summer Program, Her Portmanteau
Space on Ryder Farm Residency
NYTW Mondays @ 3 Reading
Hedgebrook

2015
I am Soul Resident through National Black Theatre