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Down to Eartha is a two-time Audelco award nominated show and has been receiving rave reviews since its inception in 2019.  Here are some of the latest articles and reviews from top sources.

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Dierdra McDowell is Just Purr-fect in “Down To Eartha”

Written and performed by award-winning artist Dierdra McDowell and directed by Marishka S. Phillips, the extraordinary one-woman show Down To Eartha opens with gorgeously shot footage of McDowell recreating Eartha Kitt’s performance of Monotonous from the 1954 film New Faces.     Read More...

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Dierdra McDowell's Down To Eartha depicts a day when the star exercised her First Amendment rights at The White House and her career was nearly destroyed.

By 1968, with her hit recording of Santa Baby, numerous TV variety show performances and a few appearances as Catwoman on the popular Batman series, most of the country knew Eartha Kitt as that comical temptress with the purring voice.                 Read More...

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Theatre News: Down To Eartha, Gong Lum’s Legacy, Enda Walsh’s The Same, Here There Be Dragons – A New Musical Quest and AD 16

MPTP Productions Intl. in association with 24 Bond Arts Center invite you to a special Black History Month return engagement of Down To Eartha, a one woman show written and performed by Dierdra McDowell (2-time AUDELCO Award nominee for Outstanding Solo Performance as Eartha Kitt),         Read More...

Down to Earth: Interview with Actress Dierdra McDowell

By  Meagan J. Meehan  - February 18, 2022

“Down to Earth” is a new theater performance by MPTP Productions Intl. in association with 24 Bond Arts Center. This one-woman show was written and performed by Dierdra McDowell who portrays the life of Eartha Kitt. In celebration of Black History Month, performances run February 23-27 at Gene Frankel Theatre.         Read More...

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EVA HEINEMANN REVIEWS DOWN TO EARTHA

Written and Performed by Dierdra McDowell

Directed by Marishka S. Phillips

Bongo Drums: Atiba Morales

Lighting Design by Sir Real

Choreography: Shirley Black Brown Coward

Production Stage Manager: Rosita Trimm

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