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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Michael Colyar Hits the State with the World Debut of His Dramatic One Man Show “Michael Colyar’s Momma” Friday, Feb 3 to Saturday, Feb 4 in Hollywood, California

And Colyar Gets Poetic With New Book “Miss Innocent Goes to Kool Skool and Other Silly Stuff”

Michael Colyar

Michael Colyar
Photo Credit: Basil Murrain

Hollywood, CA — Michael Colyar (The Princess and the Frog, Mi Casa, Mi Casa, Black-ish) is never at a loss for words or prose. The multifaceted comedian, actor and author will make his stage debut in his highly anticipated one-man dramatic show “Michael Colyar’s Momma.” The live play will premiere on Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4 at the Barnsdall Theatre in Hollywood, California. Presented in Michael’s world-class comedic style, “Michael Colyar’s Momma” showcases the iconic comedian’s incredible journey from his early childhood in Chicago’s projects to his fame in Hollywood, his struggles and addictions and the huge influence of his mother on his life and legacy. For tickets and more information, visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

“This is a show for everyone,” said Colyar. “I’ll be talking about my Momma, but there will be lots of funny moments that will make people think about their own mothers and the extraordinary impact they had on our lives as kids and adults. I hope everyone will come out for an evening of comedy and inspiration…and bring your Momma.”

“Michael Colyar’s Momma” will tour in some 100 cites. For additional tour dates on “Michael Colyar’s Momma” and ticket information, visit www.therealmichaelcolyar.com.

Adding to the magic of Michael Colyar is the recent release of his newest book, Miss Innocent Goes to Kool Skool and Other Silly Stuff. In the colorfully illustrated book, which is specifically “A Poetry Book for Adult Children,” Colyar gets poetic with a collection of poems that reveal his intimate and personal story about his struggles, triumphs and his devotion to his family. With clever and precise word play Colyar eloquently tackles the topics he is most passionate about including – drug addiction, parenting, love, obesity, racism and God.

“I had a lot of fun with this book and it’s a little something different for adult children who still have a little ‘kid’ in them,” said Colyar. “But, be prepared because it does include some colorful language, that is — ‘cussin. As for these two projects – they represent the most challenging works of my career.”

With a forward by renowned motivational speaker and author Les Brown, Miss Innocent Goes to Kool Skool and Other Silly Stuff is rich with Michael’s unique brand of storytelling that digs deep into your soul and heart bringing laughter and joy. The hard cover book is illustrated with brilliant and humorous illustrations by cartoonist and graphic illustrator Ivan Artucovich. Miss Innocent and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House can be purchased at www.shopmichaelcolyar.com or on Amazon.

Michael Colyar is represented by Burke Management. For bookings, tour and additional information go to www.burkemanagementfirm.com. Follow and connect with Michael Colyar on Twitter @MichaelColyar; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MichaelColyar or visit www.therealmichaelcolyar.com


Chelsye J. Burrows