Words from Shawn P…

Shawn P, Amir, and actor Bill Hill

Well, the summer is drawing to a close, there are still plenty of events and plays going on.  Also, if you get a chance, go check out the movie “The Cornerstore”, featuring some local Detroit talent.
 
Keep Drama in Your Life,
 
Shawn P.
 

Actor of the Month…Mike Sears

 

Mike Sears was born and raised on the eastside, in the great city of Detroit. He studied music and business at Ferris State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Industry Management. He is currently working on the release of his debut CD entitled “Life of a CHAMPION”. His genuine love for the arts has also afforded him the opportunity to work in several stage and film productions with a few upcoming projects in the works.

 

 

Producer of the Month…

Robert E. Mitchell III

R. E. Mitchell III has been writing since high school and has grown into a creative playwright. Mitchell has written “Coming Home”, “Coming Back Home”, “Where The HEART Is”, “Saints or Ain’ts”, “From Sinner 2 Saint”, “I’ve Been Through 2 Much Already”, “More Than Enough..The Job Story” and “Situations” (cowritten by John Mayes). Mitchell has worked with great people and production companies such as  Burse Productions, Shawn P Entertainment, Lynette White (Church Folks),  Angelika Smith-Jones (Reason for the Season-Holiday Musical), Regina Mack (Chosen), Vincent Rutley, Paul Johnson Jr., Robert Cafagna Denby High version of “Dream Girls”, “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Reason for the Season” and John A. Mayes “The Choices I’ve Made”. R. E. Mitchell and John A. Mayes combined their production companies and formed Mayes & Mitchell which is taking the world by storm. Be looking for bigger and better things to come.

 

Actress of the Month…Ursula Bennett-Ace

Ursula Ace,(“The Psalmstress”), is the proud wife of Jesse Ace, III, and mother to three wonderful children, Kerron (16), Kriserion (10), and her little princess pineapple, Kiersten (5). She is a member of Outreach Cathedral of Faith Ministries where the awesome and anointed pastor is Pastor Timothy Jackson.    

Mrs. Ace has been singing since the 4th grade.  Her musical talents were shaped by her 4th grade music teacher, Mrs. Wheat, at Woodward Elementary.  Ursula auditioned for the lead in “Annie” which was the summer musical and hasn’t stopped singing since.  Ursula sang in the Summer Youth Employment Agency’s summer program and worked alongside Mickey Braden where she learned stage presence, Kim Weston where she was taught the history of Music in the African American community, and she learned songwriting from the late, Carolyn Franklin, sister of the Magnificent, Aretha Franklin.

 Ursula has performed in numerous plays across the Detroit area including, 1515 Broadway, where she played, Angela in “The Other Side of the Story”, written by Lanette White and produced and directed by Shawn P. Williams of Shawn P. Williams Entertainment.  Most recently she added to her credits an understudy role for Victoria Vaughn in the hit stage play “Why Good Girls Like Bad Boyz” produced and written by Angela Barrow-Dunlap and Lizzie Berry. Ursula also was a background singer for the hit stage play, “Affairs”, written, produced, and directed by Vanessa Lynn of Parables Entertainment. She also adds to her credit the role of “Mother Laster” in Lynn’s stage play “Unequally Yoked”, as well as a role in the upcoming saga, “Boss Lady”.

 Ursula gives all glory and honor to the one and only wise God who has kept her from falling and who has blessed her to be able to do what she loves the most – singing and giving Him praise for who He is and what He has done in her life. “If it had not been for His Grace and unwavering Favor over my life……MY GOD!!!”    

 

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Good Reading…Izola Bird

 

 You want to read something with powerful chapters, and forgiveness, then this book is for you! This book is a true story of a woman with a determination to save her marriage. My intuition tells me something is wrong, but my husband denied he was having an affair.   Then, in one day, my life is utterly changed: The Witch Who Stole My Husband (inside chapter) and the Mother-in-law Who helped.  You can get order this book at Barnes and Noble.com or Amazon.com. I can be reached at izola574@yahoo.com for any questions. 

Izola Bird is an award winning author of Burning the Mattress (Black book Award in South Hampton, Forging Ahead Award and lives in South Bend, Indiana. She is also a playwright of The Straw Women who made Bricks.
 
 

Comments….

* Hey Shawn, thanks for sending me your newsletter. It looks great! (N. Liverman)

* Awesome information.  The accomplishments are quite impressive.  Please keep up the great work. (Cherry Scott-Jones, Success Coach, www.cherryscottjones.com, 586-739-6440)

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