Kim Wayans takes her one-woman show, “A Handsome Woman Retreats” on the road and to the national Black Theater Festival in August.
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Kim’s one-woman show made its debut in October 2007, and is based on her experiences of being raised in the New York City housing projects and surviving the Hollywood shuffle.
Kim performing her one-woman show.
Kim poses with the cast of “In Living Color,” which included such big names as Jim Carey, Damon and Keenan Ivory Wayans, Kim Coles, David Alan Grier and Tommy Davidson.
“In Living Color” cast arrives in style.
One of Kim’s many characters on “In Living Color” was the hilarious Li’l Magic who always successfully failed at her music auditions.
Kim and David Alan Grier played Cephus & Reesie, a singing duo. Kim often played alongside David Alan Grier in skits.
Kim played Ms Bonita Butrell, who was always in her rollers and spreading the neighborhood gossip—except for Ms. Jenkins, no one could talk about Ms. Jenkins but for her.
Ms. Burtrell stands trial suited up and ready to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth in rollers and all.
Kim’s hilarious Loquita was the urban counterpart of Lucille Ball’s “I Love Lucy” character.
Kim as Loquita and Jim Carey as Ricky Ricardo in the sketch “I Love Loquita.”
Ricky (Carey) scolds Loquita (Kim).
Kim as folk soulstress Tracy Chapman, whose songwriting is all about singing about everything happening around him. “You simply can’t rush a Tracy Chapman song.”
Grace Jones (hilariously spoofed by Kim) prepares to devour an innocent man (Tommy Davidson).
Grace Jones (Kim) infiltrates the club.
Kim prepares to find and club her man!
Grace in outerspace.
Kim played Mrs. Brooks, wife to David Alan Grier’s character Mr. Brooks, who was happy although they unsuccessfully tried to kill each other.
Kim brings to life Salt N Pepa in one comical skit.
Kim and David Alan Grier hang tough.
Kim is flanked by her brothers, Keenan, Marlon, Sahwn and nephew, Damien, at the premiere of “Dance Flick.”
Kim and Brother Keenan share hugs on the redcarpet at the premiere of “Dance Flick.”
Kim plays Ms. Dontwannabebothered, an ornery, high school guidance counselor, in her brothers’ 2009 hot comedy movie ‘Dance Flick.’
Kim proudly displays her children’s book, “Amy Hodgepodge” during a book tour.
Kim Reads excerpts of her book “Amy Hodges” to a group of children.
Kim who served as a writer, producer and actress on brother Damon’s show, “My Wife and Kids” shares a laugh with him.
Kim and Vivica show off their abs in glorious fashion.
Kim joins her “In The House” castmates, LL Cool J, Maia Campbell and Alfonso Ribiero.