Shes got issues. Stow the Nubian
princess thing, blow out the Filipino cutesy nicknames and
dont knock the old hometown unless youre one of
us. Her skinny sister might be mistaken for a guy, but shes
blessed with the Caribbean full-figure genes.
Michelle Todd, who wrote and performs this one-woman show,
is a confident and physically adept performer with a dazzling
smile who uses her myriad dance chops to fine advantage on
material stretching from Tone Loc to Irish step dancing. A
bit on Heritage Days multicultural high-stepping is a particular
Todd also shows promise in her writing, although the nastier
side of her experience are left largely un-fleshed out, which
might had added the heft she seems to be looking for. All
things considered, its a surprisingly polished and satisfying
debut from a blooming talent we can be proud to call our own.