In Feeding the Dragon Sharon Washington shows us exactly who she is. A warm, sensitive, funny and adventurous woman who happens to have a spectacular tale to tell. She is a woman of some pedigree, tracing her mother’s pure New York side back to 1835 when her great grandmother, Elizabeth Henry, was born on Mulberry Street. Her father was a Gullah, and hailed from Charleston where his people had... Read more
Feeding the Dragon
Primary Stages continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season at the Cherry Lane Theatre with Feeding the Dragon, written and performed by Sharon Washington.
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As both playwright and star of this autobiographical solo piece, Sharon Washington revisits her time growing up in an apartment on the top floor inside the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library, where her father served as the building's custodian. Shrouded in family mystery, Sharon's story boldly examines how both the power of forgiveness and her lifelong love for the written word have helped her battle dragons of all forms.