Actress Jasmine Guy and her daughter Imani,9, were photographed by Atlanta Photographer Freddy O at the Opening Night for the production of Swimming Upstream. The play features actresses Jasmine Guy, Shirley Knight, Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington and the women of New Orleans.
According to TrueColorstheatrecompany,the play Swimming Upstream is about Hurricane Katrina victims:Experience New Orleans before, during and after the nation’s worst natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina, through the stories of women who lived to tell about it. An affirmation of their own strength through raw, lyrical, soulful stories of how they lived through the flood with grace, rage and great resiliency punctuated by a flair for story telling, humor and music that comes from being New Orleanian.
Swimming Upstream runs from November 5 – 16, 2008.