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A theatrical experience to leave you feeling emboldened and assured of what it means to embody the scripture
1 John 4:4 greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world!

Harlem, New York, September 28, 2019 — Fulfillment, a one-woman play conceived and written by Tonia(ka) Gray.  This show features drama, spoken-word, dance, the sounds of Africa and gospel music all intertwine to tell the story of a colorful transformation.

This play is about how a woman transmuted sadness, betrayal, and failure into reflection and connection using her imagination to create and bring to life one of her enslaved ancestors.  A beautiful weaving of the experience of two women; demonstrating the only difference between the enslaved ancestors and us, is time.  Human emotions and inner-strength are the same then as they are now.

An empowering journey of discovery to reassemble ones disconnected indigenous culture.

 “While writing this play, I stopped focusing on myself and I fell in love with my ancestors and developed a strong sense of responsibility to them.” – Tonia(ka), playwright

Venue: The Little Theatre, 180 West 135th Street, New York, NY 10030
Dates: September 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Show Length: 55min.
Tickets: $20.  For info and tickets, please visit:

Tonia(ka) Gray – short story writer, poet, and playwright.  She is the creator the acclaimed web series, Fulfillment – Lessons from the Ancestors found which shows your innate relationship with the source which connects you to your ancestors immemorial.

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Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.  Khalil Gibran

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.  Nelson Mandela