“Sometimes I Cry” is a one-woman show written and conceived by Sheryl Lee Ralph that deals with the loves, lives, and losses of women infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
“SOMETIMES I CRY”
Saturday, May 19, 2012, 4:00 PM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
Reverend Dr. Alvin C. Bernstine, Pastor
684 Juliga Woods Street (formerly Erlandson)
Richmond CA 94804
This complex and thought-provoking show was inspired by real women’s life stories and their battle with HIV and AIDS. “Sometimes I Cry” creatively examines the female struggle when coping with HIV and AIDS, and offers an engaging window into the unique difficulties women face.
The chronicles of these women from diverse backgrounds and cultures are told as writer, performer Sheryl Lee Ralph explores through word, movement and song just how each woman copes with her new reality. Ms. Ralph becomes each character with every move and simple gesture, breathing life into them and their stories.
AND BOOK SIGNING
NEWLY RELEASED BOOK
REDEFINING DIVA, LIFE LESSONS FROM THE ORIGINAL DREAMGIRL
Sheryl uses her life story to illustrate her vision: black, white, or any other color of the rainbow, a true Diva is a person of strength, character, with a beauty that radiates from within. REDEFINING DIVA will inspire every woman (and man) who reads it to examine the potential in their own life.
Books can be purchased in advance or at the event through:
3900 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Oakland CA 94609
DIVA–“Divinely Inspired Victoriously AWARE”… Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS for men, women and children around the globe.
The DIVA Foundation is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Sheryl Lee Ralph in 1990 as a memorial to the many friends she lost to AIDS. The organization focuses on generating resources and producing events that raise awareness and educate millions of people around the world affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. The DIVA Foundation utilizes music, entertainment and voice as a vehicle to inform, educate and reduce the stigma attached to this deadly disease that affects us ALL.
For further information, call 510-232-0193 or 510-652-2344