Strong Like Honey

Drama · i'm not in a company. · Ages 16+ · United States of America

one person show world premiere
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JAKKI RICHARDSON certified reviewer August 23, 2021
Alma Collins was absolutely amazing! I felt every moment of her powerful performance in my soul. She made me laugh, cry and reflect. Simply PHENOMENAL! ... full review
CHAZ ARMAND certified reviewer September 01, 2021
The performance was intense and captivating. An Amazing performance ... full review
TANYA EVERON certified reviewer August 27, 2021
I absolutely loved this show! This was funny, emotional and all-around a great one woman act.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 26, 2021
I really enjoyed and appreciated such compelling story-telling, and the strong, emotional performance.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 26, 2021
I really enjoyed the show. It takes a lot to be one person on the stage and present the personality, characteristics, and emotions of all the people presented. It takes a lot to share your personal story and childhood to a crowd of people. When it is one person, the audience expects a lot. Alma made the emotions and feelings come through. Alma made the audience envision the people she talked about. She made you laugh, reflect on your own childhood adventures, and she made you cry in thinking about caregiver responsibilities that no one understands really unless you have been there. Caring for a watching someone you know and envisioned differently become a dependent, sometimes childlike, and sometimes a shell of the person you once kne... full review
ROBIN GORDON certified reviewer August 26, 2021
tagged as: uplifting. · joyous · sad · touching
Powerful one woman play. Alma Collins is so talented. She was honest, humorous, raw and engaging with her accounts of her childhood and early adult life. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 22, 2021
tagged as: strong · historic · cultural · insightful · funny
When it comes to one person shows, I am typically rather skeptical. To me, in order for a one person show to be enjoyable, you need to have both a very well written script and a really good performer playing the part. I am happy to say that Alma Collins’s Strong Like Honey more than delivers on both counts. Strong Like Honey is a deeply personal exploration of Alma’s youth and her relationship with her mother and with her grandmother, Honey. It is filled with moments that are both poignant and heartwarming (for example, when she tells us about the times when Honey used to reminisce about days gone by or when she took Alma on trips to exotic locales), and also moments that are heart-wrenching. Then to hear Alma tell us about how Honey wo... full review
TONI STATON certified reviewer August 24, 2021
My general impression was that Strong Like Honey is a thoughtful and poignant piece; an account of a portion of a dynamic woman's story. Her historical references were mesmerizing and I was thoroughly entertained. The story flowed from poignant to funny to heart-wrenching and ended on a note of strength.... full review
TATUM LANGTON certified reviewer August 25, 2021
tagged as: strong · compassionate · touching
I am so glad I got to see Strong Like Honey. Alma is an amazing storyteller and solo artist. Her characters are so personal and distinct. I felt transported back in time. And rather than condemn those who were less than perfect in her upbringing, she shows deep compassion. It's a healing and heartfelt performance. ... full review
ROBERTA RICHEY-HAMILTON certified reviewer August 25, 2021
Alma Collins is a force to be reckon with!!!! ... full review