CARTERET – Ty Low Productions will debut their play “A Grandmother’s Prayers” for two consecutive nights at the Renaissance Church in Carteret on Dec. 11 and 12.
Ty Low Productions specializes in providing inspirational theatrical performances and ‘A Grandmother’s Prayers’ is their current must see of the season. The play is expected to pull on audience heartstrings while the storyline breaks down the ins and outs of a troubled family dynamic.
Grandma Nellie is an older woman who is constantly praying for the lives of her grandchildren, her daughter running in and out of her family’s lives when she is needed the most, and a grandson chasing a basketball player’s dream. While helping to raise her grandchildren and support her own troubled daughter; Grandma Nellie finds guidance and strength in the power of prayer.
A portion of the proceeds from ‘A Grandmother’s Prayers’ will be used for cast members to visit local hospitals in Perth Amboy and Rahway with toys for Christmas, or to fund a food drive for the less fortunate during the holiday season.
“What makes our performances different from other plays is we base all of our shows on realistic life situations, but we show them from a bible base,” said Director and Producer Tyrone Lowman. “Our productions send a message of hope, encouragement, love, forgiveness, and faith.”
Lowman’s previous productions dating back to 2007 include successes such as ’He’s Still A Man’ a story about a pastor’s earthly struggles. ‘Lord, Make Me Over’ a play that told a tale that dealt directly with homosexuality as well as substance abuse, and ’What Kind Of Love Is This’ with a storyline that centered in on a couple’s battle with infidelity.
The cast of ‘A Grandmother’s Prayers’ includes seasoned performers such as Shannah Barletta ,Jorge Luis Berrios ,Carlos L. Perez, Yolanda Williams, and Dahiana Torres. All of which are names that bring to the stage experience that spans across a wide array of colorful resumes. Boasting performances both television and theatre that include recognizable company names such as New Line Cinema, Disney, Centro de Bellas Artes de Guaynabo, Teatro Diplo, Black Repertory Theatre and more. The lead role of Grandma Nellie is being played by newcomer and theatrical powerhouse by the name of Dolores White who previously attended The New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts.
The performance will take place at the Renaissance Church located at 45 Edwin Street. Tickets are currently available at the rate of $10 per person, and can be purchased directly from www.tylowpro.eventbrite.com or by calling 1-848-448-9582.