NYNW Theatre Festival: Meet Sandhi Santini & Eartha – The Last Chanteuse

LOGO_BUG+TYPE-resized-2-1_blkbg (1)A dramatic solo performance work which highlights the lows, peaks and challenges endured by entertainer Eartha
Kitt during her journey from a South Carolina cotton plantation to international fame and stardom.

Born on Edisto, a remote barrier island situated between Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA, Sandhi Santini is a Gullah–a descendant of the storytelling griots of West Africa. A New York-based cabaret performer/playwright, she received her B.A. in Journalism from the Howard University School of Communications, Washington, DC. Subsequent studies were obtained in Human Rights from Columbia University’s Graduate School of International
and Public Affairs, NYC; The Playwriting Program at Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre, NYC; and Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), NYC. She is a member of The Society For The Preservation of Theatrical History; an Associate member of The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW); Associate Artist of NY Live Arts Fiscal Sponsorship Program; and SAGAFTRA. Sandhi has performed as a cabaret singer throughout the USA, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Africa.

PERFORMANCE: August 25th at 7:00 PM

LOCATION: The Times Square Arts Center, 300 W 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036.

TICKETS: Click HERE to purchase tickets.

The NYNW Theatre Festival is located in the world’s premier theater district at The Elektra Theatre in the Times Square Arts Center, and is a short play competition where the audience casts their votes to select the best play of the season.

Playwrights from all over the country will present their shows and have the chance to move from the First Round to the Semi-Finals, and then the Finals, where a winner will be selected.

The First Round of the NYNW Festival shows will be presented August 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th. The Semi-Final rounds will be August 31st and September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The Finals will be held September 16th.


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