"A heartfelt expansion of Nina Simone's song, 'Four Women.' "
"A movement/storytelling piece "devised" by Patrese McClain and TayLar...gorgeous stage pictures."
"Originally presented in an abbreviated version at “Sketchbook X”, the play theatrically builds characters out of Simone’s Aunt Sarah, Saphronia, Sweet Thang and Peaches, black women who endured terrible hardship and helped to force great change. The most truthful sections are choreographer Jessica Ellis’ thumping, unison transitions that move us through time. The actresses’ performances...are uniformly honest and beautifully expressive."
Through dance, song, poetry and traditional scene work, six performers trace African-American women’s experiences across generations...the cast [has] strong energy..."