tHis Is Very IMPORTANT

Solo Show · rahvaunia · Ages 11+ · 55 mins · United States of America

one person show
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SANIE ANDRES certified reviewer June 10, 2024
tagged as: AIDS · hiv · bipoc · women’s health · women · solo show
Rahvaunia’s one-person show, “tHis Is Very important,” focused on a necessary and poignant topic for women, in particular, women of color - HIV/AIDS. She portrayed three different characters as well as the narrator to bring three unique women’s stories of HIV/AIDS to the stage. ... full review
ALLAN RICH certified reviewer June 10, 2024
Rahvaunia’s piece was on a subject she is very passionate about-AIDS. Through her characters and facts on screen , she reinforced the need for awareness and compassion. She was wonderful!... full review
CONSTANCE JAQUAY STRICKLAND certified reviewer June 18, 2024
Because there are not enough plays that focus on the health of women. Because Rahvaunia is exquisite as she brings to life four women and a host of characters who help us understand why discussing HIV is still an urgent and important conversation we need to have as a community. Because shame often causes us to keep silent on issues that matter, this show breaks all those fears and taboos. Because this show hits you right in your gut in all the necessary ways only theatre can do. Because Black women have been disproportionately affected by HIV in the United States, accounting for 54% of new HIV infections in women despite making up less than 15% of the female population. Because Black women are also 15.3 times more likely to die from HIV infe... full review
DAVID LAVI certified reviewer June 14, 2024
A must-see monodrama of characters that bring to light the staggering effects of life through modern time of HIV and AIDS pandemic. In 1-hour, the audience is captivated by the surreal effects of a pandemic across religion, broken families, and holistic healer as the narrator at times of darkness. A perfect script.... full review
JON GENTRY certified reviewer June 14, 2024
Through compelling characters and distinct narratives, this show tackles significant subject matter in an original way. There is much clarity in Rahvaunia's approach, and she transports the audience to the places and spaces these characters inhabit. ... full review
MARISA RAY certified reviewer June 12, 2024
Incredibly important content, told with charisma and comedy! Both educational and a fun watch. ... full review
WENDY STALWORTH certified reviewer June 11, 2024
Captivating Performance! A must see!... full review
EBONY WASHINGTON certified reviewer June 11, 2024
tagged as: Fringe Fest · TIVI · AIDS
Phenomenal and thought-provoking performance! I was captivated the entire time. I didn’t want it to end!!! ♥️... full review
RAQUEL ROSSER certified reviewer June 10, 2024
Rahvaunia did such great character work! She played several characters and moved through them with entertaining ease and distinction. The subject matter is important and I learned some things. Rahvaunia is very centered and comfortable on stage and she has fun while up there, so you're in for a treat! Go support this important show!!... full review
SEAN LAWRENCE certified reviewer June 09, 2024
I loved this play and the message. I think it’s important for a show like This is Very Important to be shared with many audiences. This is needed.... full review