Delilah Banks and her daughter, Portia, has solved one of the biggest problems facing single Black women. Through a scientific process, Delilah, an acclaimed scientist, has successfully developed male clones in the image of Black men, designed to remedy the shortage of marriageable options for Black women.
The Man Store is a state-of-the-art husband retail establishment specializing in six quality clones of Black men from various walks of life. Women can make an appointment for a sales consultation with Portia, who manages the Man Store, and purchase the man of their dreams!
While enjoying the meteoric success of the business, Delilah & Portia also have to face outside pressures as well as internal problems that could shake the foundation of their bond as mother & daughter.
This original stage play, written by Chandra Kamaria, is one part satire, one part comedy, and one part drama. It will explore Black love from a unique perspective, challenging how Black women relate to Black men, while offering an enlightening approach to gaining the love that a woman desires.
As the second original theatrical production for Harkins House, The Man Store makes its' debut for six big shows during the month of May! You DON'T want to MISS it!!!
For Friday & Saturday night performances, showtime is 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm. For Sunday Matinees, showtime is 3pm. Doors open at 2:30pm.
*Please make sure you select the correct date for your show. Due to limited seating at TheatreWorks, we will not be able to substitute tickets for alternate dates.
Harkins House Productions
Harkins House Productions is dedicated to preserving the rich cultural legacy of the African Diaspora by creating and producing theatrical works, documentaries, and films. Using various multimedia outlets, Harkins House celebrates the diverse storytelling tradition of the African and African American people and reaches audiences worldwide.