(Auntie Shameka's Sixth Husband
, Auntie Shameka Woman of the Ghetto
). For this latest production, main character Shameka "Shame" Kennedy is a flamboyant hairdresser in the Third Ward whose life is turned upside down when her hot-but-naive nephew comes for a stay. Auntie Shameka: A Fabulously Funny Comedy
is an urban retelling of the classic play that mixes in gangsta culture with a nice lesson on the power of love. Stay after for a talk-back on July 23 with the cast, playwright and director. Note: Don't put the wrong venue into your GPS folks; this one's at Midtown Art Center, across the street from Houston Community College.
3414 LaBranch. For information, call 281-832-6380 or visit banksbrothersproductions.com. $15 to $20.
Houston playwright Vincent Victoria knows comedy, and already has garnered earlier successes with his irreverent take on Broadway's