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Entertainer JD Lawrence brings his theatrical Mother’s Day tribute to Bridgeport’s Klein on Sunday

May 6, 2019

Entertainer JD Lawrence is bringing his theatrical Mother’s Day tribute, “I’ll Always Love My Mama,” to Bridgeport’s Klein on Sunday, May 12.

Lawrence, the star and creator of Bravo’s “Your Husband Is Cheating On Us,” as well as BET’s “The Clean Up Woman” and “Community Service,” has drawn this show from his Guinness World Record performance “SKITZophrenia,” in which he played 63 characters, beating the Guinness Record holder 53 characters.

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In the show, Lawrence, also known as “The King of Dramedy,” proves he’s a Momma’s Boy as he reenacts stories of his weekends in Brooklyn as a child, his teenage years in Amityville and the many characters he encountered working at the family deli, pool hall and laundromat, along with life lessons learned as an adult.

“I’ll Always Love My Mama” is billed as a “funny and moving examination of family, forgiveness, love, life and loss.”

According to his bio on Bravotv.com, Lawrence is “one of the most respected writers/directors/actors/producers within the urban theater circuit. He has run his family business, Who’s Laughing Now, producing hit dramedies for the past 25 years. To date, he and his family have launched more than 20 productions.”

The Klein, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Sunday, May 12, 5 p.m. $45, $30, $20. 800-424-0160, ext. 2.