Obehi Janice, Writer/Actress/Comedian, Creator and Performer of FUFU & OREOS

Obehi Janice is an actress, writer and comedian with two first names. Her work explores the power of voice in identity, politics, cultural exchange, and testimony. Her plays have been developed or seen at Company One, Boston Center for the Arts, Sleeping Weazel, Interim Writers, Our Voices Festival, Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Boston Theater Marathon, Berkshire Fringe Festival, MPAACT, ImprovBoston, GAN-e-meed Theatre Project, and 119 Gallery. Her solo play, FUFU & OREOS, was produced in 2015 at Bridge Repertory Theater where it played to sold-out audiences. Obehi has been featured on Bustle, WBUR, DigBoston, For Harriet, and The Boston Globe. Her comedic short, BLACK GIRL YOGA, won the Reel 13/Afropunk Film Competition (WNET/New York Public Media). She can be seen on film and TV and heard on video games, radio and commercials as a voice actress. The Improper Bostonian named her "Boston's Best Actress" in 2014. Obehi, a native of Lowell, Massachusetts, is a graduate of Georgetown University and currently resides in Boston. www.obehijanice.com