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It's been described as an album without borders. It tips into Smooth Jazz, dives into Classic & Straight Ahead Jazz, then reaches into Urban AC and R&B while flirting with every listener who enjoys a teasing lyric, a haunting melody and relevant music that speaks to the reality of life.

Introducing: A Date With A Song by Rita Shelby, a new lady for a new day!

A Date With A Song
By Miss Rita Shelby

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DICTATION is a fresh collection of plays, poems and monologues by actress, author and radio personality LaRita Shelby. It was five years in the making and Juney Smith, Drama Instructor at the High School of Performing Arts in NYC calls it an extraordinary text that fills the void for all actors of color. Erma Clanton, Emeritus Professor of the University of Memphis refers to it as unique, humorous, passionate and spiritual. Dictation has also been called a performer’s dream by S. Torriano Berry, Professor of Film at Howard University. Dictation is packed with all of the emotion, the essence and the relevance of the present day black experience.

Debuted at the 2002 National Black Theater Festival
Featured at the Carribean Theater Festival in St. Croix, Virgin Islands
Preferred text by Award Winning Actress and Coach Chip Fields
Preferred text by Yo Memphis! (Youth Opportunity Performing Arts Academy)

Stars who have a copy of DICTATION: Charles Dutton, Dick Anthony Williams, Blair Underwood, Dawn Lewis, T’keyah Crystal Keymah, Cicely Tyson, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Karen Malina White and many more!

DICTATION contains 100+ monologues and poems plus three plays!
- People Died So I Could Vote -I Left Generations Sitting On The Stoop
- It’s In My Walk -Identity
- The Latitudes of Attitudes -The Angry Black Woman
- The Angry Black Man -What A Man’s Gotta Do (one act)
- Espresso Café (one act for males, females or mixed cast)
- Greased, Fried and Laid To The Side (2 act) and much more!

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