A Darlene Story: Musical Tonight at Bennett High School
You seldom hear about AIDS anymore, much less HIV. Well, HIV / AIDS still exists, it's just not generally fatal any longer. That's wonderful, great, and even miraculous news for persons who have contracted the HIV Virus (the Virus which cause AIDS) ... because the likelihood of developing Full Blown AIDS has diminished significantly compared to 1991 when Magic Johnson announced he has HIV.
Buffalo, NY is not immune to HIV / AIDS. According to the New York State HIV / AIDS Annual Surveillance Report, published by the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology AIDS Institute New York State Department of Health, there are approximately 19,000 Living With HIV in Erie County ( I must admit that even I am leery of my stats and am seriously wondering if I'm reading the info wrongly...please click this link and let me know if I'm wrong...the number seems unbelievable).
'A Darlene Story': The Musical Stage-Play, is TONIGHT at Bennet High School with doors opening at 6pm...and the Play beginning at 7pm. The Play is the True Story of a Buffalo Born Woman, named Darlene, who has a Blessed Story to tell and became acquainted with Local Playwright, Teresa Doctor-Lott to tell it. According to what Teresa Doctor-Lott told me, Darlene asked Teresa Doctor -Lott to please read her story on a webpage...which Teresa did. Darlene had knowledge of the fact that Teresa and written other plays and asked Teresa to do her story, Teresa Doctor-Lott told me that she doesn't why she said.."OK"... at the time, but she is so glad she did, because since 2012, the play has (and continues to) touch people lives and give them hope, no matter what trial or tribulation they're facing,
This is what 'A Darlene Story' Playwright, Teresa Doctor-Lott had to say about this amazing project:
The Play is TONIGHT, April 20, 2018:
People Living With HIV / AIDS: