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Showing in Chicago October 24-25 as part of Southwest Disabilities Services & Supports Twentieth Anniversary Celebration & Gala

Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) — Southwest Disabilities Services & Support (SWDSS) will deliver Darryl James powerful stage play, “Love In A Day,” to raise funds and awareness for the organizations crucial mission of providing quality homes and services for adults with developmental disabilities, which enhances their potential to lead productive and responsible lives, and obtain a meaningful place in society.

“Darryls play is a great presentation and we are happy to have the production as a part of our 20th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser,” said Reuben Godwin, Executive Director SWDSS. “Darryl is a native of Chicago, so a great many attendees will be coming to see his work in his hometown. Its a win for everyone, since we will be able to present a fun-filled evening while raising funds for the crucial work weve been doing in the community for the past twenty years.”

SWDSS, along with Tenacious Productions and Award-Winning Author Darryl James will Present An Evening of Art, Music and Theater, A Twentieth Anniversary Gala. with The Hit Stage Play “Love In A Day” in Chicago, IL on Saturday, October 25 at 8pm at Monument of Faith, 2750 W Columbus Ave, Chicago Il, 60652.

“The show on Saturday night with SWDSS will be a huge production, including live music and a special dinner, as well as a VIP Reception,” said James. “This is a powerful way for me to bring my stage play to my hometown, so Ive opened a second show on Friday night (October 24) for other nonprofits and churches to use as a fundraiser. My show is all about Love and the fundraising efforts are about Love as well.”

SWDSS, which is committed to helping people change their lives to more productive, alcohol free lives through support services provided by the agency, is celebrating their 20th Anniversary. The “Love In A Day” theater event is a fundraiser to also highlight SWDSS commitment to assisting Veterans in living full lives through programs designed to support their transition into society by providing training and supportive services as needed.

“Love In A Day” is the story of love in the age of troubled relationships and is a powerful presentation of people in love holding on to love through daunting challenges. If you believe in love, you will believe stronger, but you will believe. Each couple in the play is seeking to rebuild their relationship on a relationship retreat lead by a relationship coach and his assistant, working through their difficulties to find love. The atmosphere, the discussion and the vibes spark chemistry as each person falls in Love in a Day.

“We will also be delivering the production to other cities,” said James. “Anyone who is interested in presenting the play to their own city can give us a call and we will bring it from Hollywood with Love.”

The play is written and directed by Chicago Native Darryl James, an award-winning author (“LA Riots…Revolution”), lecturer, syndicated columnist and the publisher of Tenacious Books, a boutique publishing house for self-publishing authors. James has lectured for the National Council of Negro Women, the National Urban League, The Black American Law Students Association (BALSA) and the NAACP, in addition to radio stations, colleges and universities across the nation. As a relationship coach, James has provided relationship insight for Ebony Magazine, the NAACP, the National Urban League and the National Council of Negro Women.

The production is traveling nationally to create fundraising opportunities for community organizations.

For more information, contact Tenacious Productions at (888) 501-4448 or visit www.loveinaday.com or www.swdss.com or to buy tickets online go to http://hollywoodwithlove.brownpapertickets.com.

Photo Caption: Award-Winning Author/Playwright Darryl James brings his Hit Stage Play “Love In A Day” to his hometown of Chicago, October 24-25, allowing nonprofit organizations to use the play as a fundraiser.


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