Posts tagged Jadae Johnson
POST: Summer Shorts, Series A - it all happened so fast

I was first experiencing the comedy behind the sad, pathetic life of a retired psychologist who talks to her dead cat, a.k.a. lady grey. Her cat was the only one that she could really ever express herself holistically. So upon the passing of her husband, lady grey, who shared similar names with her famous tea, was brought back to life for consolation.

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POST: 'Black Angels Over Tuskegee' - persistence and passion

I admired the life and story behind each character. While waiting to take the test to join the Air Force, the men shared their names and where they were from. They waited for hours in a cold room far away from home. They left behind their family and friends. But they were determined to gain their wings. These men were educated and they knew exactly what would make them happy - freedom.

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POST: 'A Streetcar Named Desire' - the difference between love and desire

Recently, one of my friends came back from Dominican Republic. She was telling me about her trip and how one of her family members went on their family trip with her boyfriend. Because of the boyfriend, this particular relative was the opposite of her usual self when with her family. This reminded me of the character Stella when Blanche came to visit Stella...

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POST: 'Antlia Pneumatica' - after the last breath, others will define my life

As I watched, I pondered at what my later life should look like. I imagined me keeping a connection with my friends, unlike those in the play. Rather than having a funeral bring me and my three friends back together, I plan on having them in my life continuously. But similar to Antlia Pneumatica, I wish to create my own rituals with my friends. Make meaningful adventures and develop unbelievable stories.

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POST: 'Boy' - from Sam to Samantha to Adam

The play was about a boy who up until the age of about fifteen was living his life believing he was born a girl. This is because of a tragic accident during his circumcision. That led his parents to a psychologist who was conducting a longitudinal case study on theory of nature verses nurture - focusing on gender identity. The journey of this boy from Sam to Samantha to Adam is remarkable. 

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