When a creative young woman becomes the same age her mother was when she passed, her life stagnates, forcing her to reconcile a longstanding fear and opening up an opportunity for her to pursue their shared dream.
Director Biography – Iona Morris
Iona just wrapped shooting her short film, Celeste’s Dreams, which she wrote, directed and exec. produced. She has won 2 NAACP Theatre Awards: Best Theatre Director award for SASSY MAMAS she also acted in and Best Solo Performer for her play FOR YOU about her father, actor Greg Morris, from the hit ’70’s series MISSION:IMPOSSIBLE. Iona directed/co-wrote the star-studded sold out concert event, Broadway Under The Stars: 35th Anniversary of Dreamgirls starring the 3 originals – Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Jennifer Holliday. Directed the multi-award winning BAG LADY, written/starring Tammi Mac, beginning its tour May 2017. Directed several successful solo shows starring Jenifer Lewis, Kim Wayans, directed/co-wrote Blair Underwood’s one-man show, directed Michael Colyar’s one-man show, directed/contributing monologuist for Penny Johnson Jerald’s and many others. Currently directing a solo show written and starring Austen Jaye titled, HARRY BELAFONTE: UNAUTHORIZED. Iona directed the 21 person musical Sheba in L.A. and at the N.Y. Musical Theatre Festival, assistant directed Purlie and Ray Charles Live! under Sheldon Epps, at the Pasadena Playhouse. She’s directedVagina Monologues many times with star-studded casts from coast to coast.