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“A Rose Among Thorns: A Tribute To Rosa Parks” Starring Ella Joyce, Coming To Washington, DC, Sept. 21-24

September 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Actress Ella Joyce

Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2011) — Actress Ella Joyce, remembered for her co-starring role of Eleanor on TV’s “Roc”; Jasmin on “My Wife & Kids; and Detective Waller in the classic ladies’ action film “Set If Off”, captures the famous moment in the life of Rosa Parks, affectionately called “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” in her highly acclaimed, one-woman play A Rose Among Thorns: a Tribute to Rosa Parks.

The show is stopping in Washington, DC after recently headlining Stage Aurora’s 4th Annual Black Arts Festival in Jacksonville, FL last July. Glowing reviews proclaimed it a “Smash Hit in Jacksonville” []. Four shows will be presented by The Essential Theatre in Washington, DC. Performances will be located at Under Croft Theatre Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, Sept. 21 through 24th. Read more…

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