One Drop of Love is a multimedia one-woman show exploring the intersections of race, class and gender in search of truth, justice and LOVE.
One Drop is written and performed by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni. It is produced by Fanshen, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The show is one hour with a half hour Q&A, and is appropriate for ages 12 + (a middle school version can be arranged if requested). The show deals with purposely raw content; we strongly recommend everyone see our For Educators page and our Middle/High School Guide in considering bringing it to your community.
Find out how to bring the show to your school, conference, theatre venue or event here: BOOK THE SHOW; or send an email to Lilah Greenberg: lilah(at)onedropoflove(dot)com
See below for highlighted upcoming show dates and click our ‘APPEARANCES‘ link above for even more dates & venues.
ANN ARBOR, MI – University of Michigan
WHEN: Monday, January 16 at 2PM
WHERE: Mendelssohn Theater
in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
free and open to the public!
LOS ANGELES, CA – Pepperdine University
WHEN: Thursday, January 19 (check back for time)
WHERE: Pepperdine University (check back for venue)
*Intercultural Affairs Week of Peace, Hope and Justice
LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Sunday, January 29
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance
LOS ANGELES, CA – UCLA
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8 (check back for time)
WHERE: UCLA (check back for venue)
BABSON PARK, MA – Babson College
WHEN: Wednesday & Thursday, March 1 & 2 (check back for time)
WHERE: Babson College (check back for venue)
*1 show and 2 workshops
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico
WHEN: Wednesday March 29 10:30AM
WHERE: NASW-NM Annual Conference
*1 show and 1 workshop
NEW YORK, NY – Teachers College, Columbia University
WHEN: Saturday, April 8 (check back for time)
WHERE: Teachers College Academic Festival (check back for venue)
What Audiences Are Saying:
(to see full quotes and more click our PRESS/REVIEWS page)
Vibrant and tremendously brave…”One Drop of Love” is an odyssey of love, of race and ultimately of redemption. . . Cox’s tale will break your heart even as it heals it.
– Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize Winner, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Professor of Writing at MIT.
“One Drop of Love” not only provided a spectacular performance by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, but was also one of the most socially important conversations the Fox has been able to help facilitate within our community…
– Allan Vella, President and CEO of the Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA
Fanshen Cox’s “One Drop of Love” interweaves the intimacy of personal experience with the larger social and political changes redefining race, gender and the kinship in America…
– Michele Elam, professor of English, Stanford University
Fanshen’s story is quite incredible, but it is her retelling of it that captures an audience… She is the kind of performer who will inspire people to embrace what makes them different and see it as a strength.
– Randall Arney, Artistic Director, Geffen Playhouse
“One Drop of Love” is funny, entertaining and moving.
– Kim Wayans, Actress: Pariah, In Living Color; Writer/Performer: A Handsome Woman Retreats
“One Drop of Love” is beautiful and brave… In this sometimes searing, sometimes funny, and always smart play she shows us both the terrible things we do to those we love and a way forward to a better future.
– Paul Spickard, professor of history at University of California, Santa Barbara
Click the APPEARANCES link for a list of upcoming and past performances.