About KIla Kitu
A critically-acclaimed actress & director with stage credits across the country, Kila was once introduced by Bob Mondello (NPR-All Things Considered) to actor Derek Jacobi as "the future of classical theater." She views each role as an opportunity to explore and delve deep to find the ties that bind humanity across gender, nationality race or creed. Stage credits include Playing Juliet/Casting Othello (Folger Shakespeare), Tree (Ensemble Studio Theater L.A.), Lear (Washington Shakespeare Company), Harry and the Thief (Katselas Theater). The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Company of Angels) Black Women: State of the Union (Company of Angels). Film/TV credits include Frasier (with Kelsey Grammer), The Shield (with Glenn Close), Them (Tricia Helfer). Kila is also a founding producer of NAACP-nominated Black Women: State of the Union, now working on it's third stage production and second film. For more info, visit KilaKitu.org or chat her up @KilaK .
Set in 1955, That Old Black Magic is a story of two heroines who develop a deep bond over their similar and seemingly impossible dreams. Sweet BJ performs for the audience with the grace of a wounded elephant, and Daisy is about as magical as a box of Lucky Charms. Will the two women blossom into the stars they believe themselves to be, or will they forever remain as amateur performers with delusions of grandeur? It will cost you $10 to find out...