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Staged Reading

Spotlight Reading: Livin’ Fat

Apr 11, 2022


Court’s Spotlight Reading Series aims to rediscover plays by writers of color largely missing from the American stage and absent from the traditional canon.

Livin’ Fat

by Judi Ann Mason
Directed by Tiffany Fulson

Mon, April 11 at 6:30pm
Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 E Garfield Blvd (map)

The Cooper family’s world is changed when two thieves leave $50,000 behind during a bank robbery. When David, who works as a janitor at the bank, brings the money home to his family, they must evaluate their morals in this lighthearted farce by Judi Ann Mason.


  • TayLar as Mary Lee Cooper (Big Mama)
  • Krystel V McNeil as Biddie Steen Carter (Mama)
  • Andre Teamer as Calvin Ray Carter (Daddy)
  • Chanell Bell as Candy Carter
  • David Michael Dowd as David Lee Carter
  • Max Thomas as Eberneezer Goodson (Boo)

The Spotlight Reading series is made possible in part by a grant from

The Joyce Foundation

Court Theatre strongly encourages all attendees to wear a mask and be vaccinated for COVID-19. Due to ongoing health risks, particularly to the unvaccinated, participants are expected to adopt the risk mitigation measures appropriate to their vaccination status as advised by public health officials or to their individual vulnerabilities as advised by a medical professional. Public convening may not be safe for all and carries a risk for contracting COVID-19, particularly for those unvaccinated. Participants will not know the vaccination status of others and should follow appropriate risk mitigation measures.

COVID protocols are subject to change. Please check current guidelines prior to your attendance.

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