On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast, hosts Jenna Busch and Anastasia Washington chat with Fredericka Meek, actress, writer and producer of the amazing video Mommies: An American Parody. Fans of Hamilton? You’re going to love this, right down to the incredible costumes. You can check out the video below and you can follow Freddie on Twitter @FrederickaMeek.
Freddie tells us all about how this parody came about, how being a mom changed things for her, and more. She is also doing an incredible play called UnSung Sheroes for the Los Angeles Fringe Festival that is going on for one more weekend.
All the details for Unsung Sheroes are below the video info:
Mommies: An American Parody: This hilarious parody video from the producers of “Back Down Mammary Lane” pays tribute to the daily sacrifices of parenting. Working, stay-at-home, god-mommies, step-mommies, foster mommies, play mommies…All will relate to the universal themes of the timeless struggle that is motherhood.
Written and Conceived by: Fredericka Meek
Directed by: Richard Warren
Executive Producers: Chante Carmel, Fredericka Meek, Tina Huang, Karla Mosley
Associate Producer: Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith
Director of Photography & Editor: Shannan L. Reeve
Cast: Fredericka Meek, Chante Carmel, Karla Mosley, Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, Cairo Ari Crawford, Riley Pamilton, Aurora Mosley-Rogers, Billie Warren
UnSung Sheroes chronicles the lives of three little known amazing women who made American History. Meet Anarcha Westcott, Ellen Craft and Shirley Chisholm. Each of these women exemplified courage, strength, and fortitude which should be exposed and revered, especially now. Erika Cohen, the author invites you to join us for this educational and mesmerizing journey in these women’s lives. Three Women. Three Stories. One Destiny.