Thursday, March 10, 2011


Regional Emmy Award nominated journalist Marcus Ma’at Atkins will be producing a new black box styled play entitled , “Snap Honey,” a spinoff to the 2007 play “Monologues and PeniSillin bringing back two popular characters from the 2007 play--female impersonator Vageena Honey and the proper businessman Dr. Welfarus Jones which will be played by St. Louis area original cast members and Jaron Hicks and L.A. Williams respectively.

Directed by Atkins, a current contributing entertainment editor of the Evening Whirl, blogger of OUTTOWN and 1995 NATAS Emmy nominee for Program Feature -Art/Performing Arts for a Feature Segment is producing “Snap Honey” through his company, Ma’atology Productions. “Snap Honey’ is a mix of Tyler Perry's Madea plays and the annual Miss Fannie's Ball. This newest play is about Vageena returning to her hometown of East St. Louis to perform her one woman play at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis and going on a popular talk show hosted by Dr. Jones to talk about it. There, Dr. Jones relives a painful childhood memory. Meanwhile, Vageena discovers her bullying father is dying and contemplates whether to grant his wish for them to reconcile.

“Snap’, is for mature audiences and what will make the show unique is it will make the crowd a cast member through audience participation. It is slated for March 18-20, 2011 at The Space, 3016 Locust in Midtown St. Louis. Times are 8 p.m. Fri and Sat and 4 p.m. Sunday matinee.. Parts of the proceeds will go to St. Louis non-profit organization, Makeover for A Cause which benefits makeovers for victims of cancer and domestic violence. Atkins is also planning to tour the play sometime this year after its St. Louis debut.

Tickets are $15 VIP reserved seating and $10 general admission. Tickets will be sold starting one hour prior to showtimes at the door. For more info or to get on the mailing list If you want to get on the mailing list for a $2 discount, email or call 618.719.3160.


Jaron Hicks will play Vageena Honey.

L.A. Williams will play the role of Dr. Welfarus Jones

Archie Coleman will play the role of Father.

Model Carl Ivy Weatherspoon will play the role of Alvin Kenway.

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