Ingrid Griffith as Shirley Chisholm: Unbossed & Unbowed, Live Play at East Hampton Library
Unbossed & Unbowed is an immersive and interactive solo show about the 1st African-American woman to run for the Presidency of the U.S. In the 1960s and ’70s, this Brooklyn-born daughter of Caribbean parents was on a mission. They called her the black Joan of Arc. She called herself Fighting Shirley as she faced off against the political machine in the name of justice.
Ingrid Griffith has been in off-Broadway theatrical productions in and around New York City. Some of her favorite roles are: Lady Reveller in the 18th century play, “The Basset Table” by Susanna Centlivre, Mrs. Muller in John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt”, Hedda Gabler in Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler”; various characters in Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues”; Elaine Brown in Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles”; and Mama Nadi in Lynn Nottage’s “Ruined”. For the past five years Ingrid has been performing her award-winning and internationally- successful solo show, Demerara Gold, about a Guyanese girl’s immigrant experience.
To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit www.eventbrite.com…