What do Basketball, Photography, Architecture & Drag have in common? Ask Terri Mateer...
January 16 - May 2 at Davenport Theatre
Dream Builders will present the World Premiere of A KIND SHOT, a solo show created and performed by Terri Mateer. Performances run through May 2 at Davenport Theatre.
In A KIND SHOT, 6’1” blonde spitfire Terri Mateer vividly tells the story of becoming a professional women's basketball player. Raised in a hippie household without a father figure, an African-American surrogate father introduces a shy, tall sixth grader to the joys of basketball. Even though she is a natural at the sport, she dreams of becoming an architect. Thus Terri begins an unbelievable journey that includes modeling, stripping, becoming a drag queen, group therapy and, eventually, playing pro basketball in France. It's an uplifting, honest, no-holds-barred personal account that illustrates that we all occasionally need a coach and a bit of kindness.
Mateer has workshopped A KIND SHOT at numerous venues including The New York International Fringe Festival, The Barrow Group, Under St. Marks, The Nuyorican Poets Café. She currently lives in Woodstock, NY where she runs Hearts Bend Landscaping.
A KIND SHOT runs January 16 - February 8 and April 3 - May 2, Fridays & Saturday at 7:00 PM. Davenport Theatre is located at 354 West 45th Street between 8th and 9th Aves -- accessible from the A,C,E,N,R trains at 42nd Street. Tickets are $18, available at 212-868-4444 or www.SmartTix.com.