Call Me Madam; the Making of a Millionaire
Performing Arts | Film
Date: July 18, 2014
Location: Show map
Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square
345 N. College Street
Contact: Kami Shalom
This one-woman-show, written and performed by Kami Shalom, tells the story of Madam CJ Walker, who was born on a plantation in 1867, orphaned at 8, violated as a teenager and became a single mom by age 19. Defying the odds, Walker became America's first African-American, self-made millionaire.
Shalom, named Best Local Playwright 2014 by Charlotte Magazine, depicts Walker and about 20 other characters.
Friday, 8 p.m.
Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
General admission is $25 with a $5 discount for seniors and groups of 10 or more.
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