I Am Queen Charlotte

A theatrical storytelling production that features the real-life stories of Black women. We explore their journeys, joys, pain and triumphs and the many ways in which we prove ourselves royal each and every day. Produced, written, and directed by Black women.


Queen Charlotte Week

MAR 02 – MAR 09 2024 |

Queen Charlotte Week is a city-wide celebration of Black women in Charlotte inspired by the city’s namesake Queen Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

Act II: The VIP Reception


After the show, it’s the after-party! Join the Blumenthal and Epoch Tribe teams, along with the I Am Queen: Charlotte cast, and the honored Class of Queens as we celebrate the show. Food and drinks will be top-tier. This is an opportunity to celebrate, connect, and close out the night in a royal fashion.

QC Week Open Mic

MARCH 02 2024 @ 800 PM | GOODYEAR ARTS 301 CAMP RD #200 | TBD


CBI Panel

MAR 06 2024 @ 600 PM | 301 E 7TH ST

Parking at 7th Street Station, surrounding lots or take the lightrail. 

Give Her Flowers


In celebration of I am Queen Charlotte Week, we present Give Her Flowers; an afternoon of discussion and artistic celebration of the history and impact of Black women in Charlotte and beyond. Join us for an inspiring event which will include panel discussions, a public photoshoot, hands-on art, and live music. Young girls and elders alike are welcome to connect and reflect on the wide range of contributions Black women have made to art and culture.
*Please note that you may register at no charge, but will have to pay the price of admission to enter the Gantt. 
*Parking is available at the Levine Center Parking Garage, 101 W. Brooklyn Village, located across the street from the Gantt Center. Visitor parking is available on levels P1 and P2. When you arrive at the Gantt, please ask any visitor experience associate for a discounted parking pass.

Past Events

  • Theatrical Production: I Am Queen: Charlotte (Spring 2022, Fall 2022, March 2024)
  • Queen Charlotte Week Producer (2022, 2024)
  • Theatrical Production: The Men Inside (2022, Summer 2024)
  • Hosts, Light Up The Arthur Avenue Bridge Dinner & Focus Group (Nashville, TN), 2023
  • Black Women’s Health Focus Groups – University of Washington – 2023
  • Theatrical Production: This Land Is My Land: Here from Afar, 2023
  • Storytelling Production: Muddy Turtle Talks (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Storytelling Production: This Land Is My Land,  2021
  • Storytelling Production: Shahadah Stories (series), 2017, 2019
  • Storytelling Production: Black Mama Endangered, 2019
  • Storytelling Production: Allentown, A City Under Siege, 2019
  • Virtual Storytelling Production: An Artists’ Day of Healing, 2021
  • Virtual Storytelling Production: Weapons of Whiteness, 2020
  • Virtual Storytelling Production: A Dinner Date With Charlotte, 2020
  • YouTube Storytelling Series: In The Spirit of What Came Before, 2022
  • Straighten Her Crown Open Mic Series, 2019
  • Vote So Hard Open Mic & Virtual Storytelling Series, 2019
  • Storyhealing Master Class and Storytelling Event for Promise Neighborhoods of Lehigh Valley (Allentown, PA), 2019
  • The Artist’s Den Open Mic Series, 2008 – 2013
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