What’s in a name? A minefield of misplaced notions – comical, sad, demeaning. Irma’s observations from the front-lines, notes from American history, and laugh out-loud humor allow us to consider what it will take for all of us to get along. About the Performer Irma Herrera solo performance piece, "Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?" weaves history and comedic insights into stories about names, and sheds light and throws shade on our prejudices and assumptions. How open are we to seeing people who aren’t white as equals? How welcoming are we of others who are different from us? Irma’s five-month run at The Marsh played to sold-out houses and garnered glowing reviews from critics and everyday folks. Her post-show talk-back with social justice leaders tackled a range of topics including school to prison pipeline, the rights of transgender folks, and immigration policy.
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