Maame Yaa, Lead Star of “An African City”, Makes Off-Broadway Debut

Sandra Appiah November 17, 2014


Maame Yaa Boafo, lead star of the hit YouTube series “An African City” makes her Off-Broadway debut in the play “LIFT” by critically acclaimed writer Walter Mosley.

LIFT is about two ambitious co-workers who meet for the first time when a catastrophic event traps them in a skyscraper elevator. In the darkness, Theodore ‘Big Time’ Southmore and Tina Pardon form an intimate bond, sharing their deepest fears and darkest secrets, touching on issues of race, culture, and class.

This gripping drama by award-winning writer Walter Mosley makes its New York City debut as the third production of the 5A Season. LIFT made its world premiere in April 2014 at Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick, NJ.

Lift will be running from October 17th-November 30th. Click here for more info and tickets.


Last Edited by:Sandra Appiah Updated: November 17, 2014


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