I Am Not My Mamma

theatre · stella georgia productions · Ages 18+ · United States

one person show
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BILL RATNER certified reviewer June 25, 2012
Spending an afternoon in the presence of raconteur Neecole Cockerham is transporting. A trained actress she is also a brilliant and engaging storyteller, taking us from her seemingly innocent childhood through a difficult adolescence, modulating a bouquet of voices - family, friends, enemies, lovers & cops. She is at turns riotously funny (impersonating her Aunt who favors oatmeal made me cackle as I do at only the best comedy,) and elsewhere she narrates catastrophe after accident, but never wallows in self-pity. She is a bouncy, attractive, sexy performer, and tough. Although she does fall into life's dark holes along the way we never feel she's going to succumb. Cockerham is a natural storyteller, and although at times the text could have... full review