TAH-JANAY SHAYOÑE* is an actress, writer, director, and theater artist currently studying Contemporary Theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. This is her SpeakEasy Stage debut and she is thrilled to be here. She was born in NJ, but was raised on the south side of St. Petersburg, Florida and identifies as a true southern belle. She now resides in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and you may have seen her in Good Kids directed by Summer Williams. Tah-Janay is dedicated to theater and film that uplifts and highlights the diverse and colorful experiences of black people. (she/her)
In this wildly irreverent and whip-smart satire, award-winning playwright James Ijames dissects a sordid slice of American history with the goal of reimagining the future. When Sally, a young Black college student, is faced with unwanted advances from TJ, her …
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