The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL’S Virtual Play Reading Series presents MY MAMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9th at 8pm ET.
A mother goes as far as putting her son's life in danger to inspire him. Can she save him? Can she be his Superaction Hero?
Starring MICHAEL BURGESS is a veteran actor with many stage, film, and television credits. Some of his roles on stage include: Albert/Kevin in Clybourne Park, produced by Coastal Stages, Simon in The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at the Woolfe Street Playhouse in Charleston, SC for the Village Reparatory. Previously, Burgess worked with the Village Reparatory playing Capt. Lee King in Defiance by John Patrick Shanley. On film, Michael Burgess has appeared in Forrest Gump, Death Sentence, Who’s Your Caddy, My Cousin Vinny, and Days of Thunder, and Blood Done Sign My Name among others. His television work includes: Dynasty, Stargirl, Cobra Kai, Drop Dead Diva, House of Payne, Army Wives, One Tree Hill, All My Children, American Gothic, In the Heat of the Night, and more.
ALMERIA CAMPBELL made her TV debut on Law & Order Criminal Intent. Most recently she guest starred on New Amsterdam. Her film work includes Baby Mama and she recently made her directorial debut with Black and Kinda Republican.
ELIZABETH FLAX’S experience covers theater, voice over, film and television (where she spent ten seasons as a recurring ER Nurse on Law&Order: SVU). Her recent credits include: Jacob Marley’s Ghost in A Christmas Carol and Dr. Bonnie Lee Abernathy in 2 Wolves and A Lamb at Triad Stage, as well as director for Emily Mann’s Having Our Say at the Hanesbrands Theatre and Mary P Burrill’s They That Sit in Darkness for Triad’s #BlowingUpTheCanon series.
NATHANIEL RYAN JR. Stage credits include: the role of 'Lyons Maxson' in August Wilson's Fences produced by JAG Theatre Productions. Film and TV: Blue Bloods, The Blacklist and And There Were 4. There will be a TALK BACK with the artists after the play. Moderated by Mr. Fisher.