St. Maartener puts on first play in Chicago
by Alita Singh
CHICAGO/PHILIPSBURG--Young St. Maartener Onicia Muller has added a new line to her curriculum vitae: produced playwright with the staging of her first ever play titled: "Oh Baby!" on May 31 in Chicago, Illinois. Muller is the St. Maartener to complete Northwestern University's (NU) Master in Fine Arts Writing for the Screen and Stage.
Directed by Spencer Neiman, "Oh Baby!" is a collection of four short comedic plays themed around couples and babies. The pieces bring into focus proper etiquette for gift-giving, pressures on new parents to create online presence/brand for their children, unrealistic relationship ideals propagated by romantic comedies and the perceived popularity to claim a mixed/exotic racial identity. (Continue reading article here)
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