Actors and singers such as: Chris Bolton, Canton Jones, Anthony Dupree, Iran Claiborne, Camille Forrest, Carl Lolley and little person Thomas Harris were also representatives who make the show what it is. It is said that children and animals usually steal a show, but Mr. Harris will give them a run for their money playing his role. Also, Camille Forrest (Momma) gives a rendition of “I Look to You” that would have made Whitney Houston stand up and take notice.
This writer had the honor to witness the singing and acting of the famed Shirley Murdock back in 2009 in the play entitled “3 Ways to Get a Husband.” The Times Union Center in Jacksonville, FL is the same locale where she appeared in “Momma’s Boy.” Her singing of “Good Man” shows the audience that she is just as good and as beautiful as she was some eight years ago.
As you can imagine the vocals are phenomenal, especially when the male singers ended the show with the song “Worth” by Anthony Brown and Mrs. Murdock! This Christian based play is not preachy, yet it will show you the redemptive and forgiving power of God
There are 10 more venues where you may get a chance to see this hit show in 2017. You don’t want to miss this play that will have you laughing and may even bring a few tears to your eyes. “Momma’s Boy” may also make you take some thought of your own life and what you will do with it. Tyler Perry - move over. Priest Tyaire is the new sheriff in town, and he’s going somewhere as he makes success waves to a location near you.