Theatre West


Theatre West
3333 Cahuenga Boulevard West, Studio City, Los Angeles

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"From A Yardie To A Yankee" is the gripping, gut-wrenching true story of one young girl's courageous life journey from the murderous streets of Kingston, Jamaica, to the deadly consequences of Chicago's drug wars. Master storyteller Sardia Robinson breathes life and warmth into each of her characters, producing a wonderful theatrical experience with just the right balance of humor and drama.

"From A Yardie To A Yankee" is Sardia’s personal story of her journey from Jamaica to America. Born into a poverty-stricken Jamaican neighborhood, Sardia had to overcome numerous hurdles in everyday life. Even as a young girl, Sardia dreamed of becoming a Hollywood actress. Then, an unplanned pregnancy added yet more hurdles. Sardia's engaging and unique storytelling style takes audience members on an emotional rollercoaster ride fraught with peril, pain, suffering, but also filled with humor, endearing characters, and the undeterred human spirit to survive.

Upcoming Dates

  • Sat, Feb 10, 2024 8:00pm
  • Sun, Feb 11, 2024 2:00pm
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