Wild at Hart

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Written and Performed by Kamakshi Hart • Directed by and Developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson

A true image of beauty.  Kamakshi Hart has a beautiful voice, whether chanting her mantra or singing out show tunes. Her story, although full of pain and trauma, is told so beautifully that the audience can’t help but be uplifted by her unquenchable spirit and her ability to triumph over that tragedy…We are so thankful that we had the opportunity to take the journey with her and to be able to apply it to our own personal battles. Of all the #MeToo stories at this year's Hollywood Fringe, 'Wild At Hart' is the most touching and powerful. Do whatever it takes to see this one." - Robert Leggett, LA Music Critic/Indie Voice

"The show is transformational. It is brave and heartfelt, honest and hilarious, knowing and knowable. It is far more Us Too than Me Too. This show is performed from time to time and I can only urge you to see it if you can, it will change you . . . in a good way." -  Samantha Simmons-Ronceros, Noho Arts

A one-night only encore performance hosted by the Whitefire Theatre's Solofest 2020.

'Wild At Hart' is an award-winning, highly acclaimed, inspiring example of the power of solo theatre to uplift, heal and transform. Premiered at the Whitefire Theatre's Solofest 2018, invited back for 2019 and now 2020! Official selection of the Santa Monica Playhouse Binge Fringe Festival 2018 with an encore performance in their 2019 Benefit Series. 'Wild At Hart' was featured by the 2019 prestigious Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival and honored at the Hollywood Fringe 2018 with an Encore Producer's Award and the Larry Cornwall Award for Musical Excellence. Kamakshi's one-woman play deeply engages the audience while striking a timely, powerful chord for all ages (mid-teen and up) and genders. Moving and miraculous, Kamakshi's wide range of talent is showcased through her performance of 25 characters and the songs that masterfully tell her personal tale of transformation. Urged to bring her story to the stage by the advent of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, all members of her audience regardless of background have identified with the central character of Shame. 'Wild At Hart' is a testimony to the power of healing and the building of resilience and empathy through the telling of and listening to our stories.


 
Kamakshi Hart, M.A., Spiritual Psychology, is a master guide, counselor and facilitator. Her life's work is to help others heal and transform the issues that get in the way of healthy relationships, life's path, joy and meaning. While in the early phase of writing, the #MeToo stories hit the media. With the invitation to participate in the Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2018 she decided it was time at last to offer her story too as inspiration for others. Kamakshi has been performing in the LA area for two years and is now touring to colleges, universities and conferences to create an healing dialogue about the themes and issues presented in her show.

Jessica Lynn Johnson (Director and Developer) is a published playwright, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, Board Member of the LA Women's Theatre Festival, Director for Whitefire Theatre's SOLOFEST, and Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC. Jessica works as a full time Director & Developer of solo theatre having aided in the development of over 100 solo shows (and still going strong)! As a performer, Jessica has “edu-tained” international audiences touring her own 25 character one person shows ZE and OBLIVIOUS TO EVERYONE for over 15 years. Over the years, Jessica's projects have taken home awards such as TOP OF FRINGE, HFF ENCORE PRODUCER AWARDS, TVOLUTION BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE, LARRY CORNWALL AWARD FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE & several other accolades! Jessica was most recently nominated Female Director of Distinction in Theatre by Girl Trip LLC at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival. She is honored to collaborate on this wonderful show! www.JessicaLynnJohnson.com.

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In my opinion Kamakshi is a brave and talented performer. However in the words of Bill Bullard: "Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability. no understanding. The highest form of knowledge is Empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another's world." Wild At Hart has you live in her world, reveals how she disarmed 'shame', and can point you towards your own healing.

sweet - Sherry Rishel


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In my opinion Kamakshi is a brave and talented performer. However in the words of Bill Bullard: "Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability. no understanding. The highest form of knowledge is Empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another's world." Wild At Hart has you live in her world, reveals how she disarmed 'shame', and can point you towards your own healing.

sweet - Sherry Rishel