A JD LAWRENCE ORIGINAL
ABOUT JD LAWRENCE'S SISTER SCROOGE
JD Lawrence’s Sister Scrooge is “Sinisterly Delightful” from the executive producer of Bravo’s Your Husband is Cheating On Us comes a soon-to-be holiday classic for “almost the entire family.” Written and directed by JD Lawrence (BET’s The Clean Up Woman, Bravo’s Your Husband Is Cheating On Us). Lawrence describes the holiday thriller as “A Christmas Carol meets Scream.” This will be the first time in Lawrence’s career he will not play any characters in his production. Lawrence who’s best known for surpassing the Guinness World Records playing 73 characters will focus on writing and directing.
Lawrence states the entire film was shot on the iPhone 13 pro max and the locations were chosen strategically as well as the script being masterfully written on the spot. The film stars Nessa Noel (BETher/MakeupxBreakup) who portrays a woman by the name of Paige Scrooge that really has a hard time dealing with rejection. However, when she meets power attorney Arthur O’Connor played by Tony Davis (Manifest, God Father of Harlem and Raising Kanan Power Book III) the two hit it off right away as they set sail on a world wind affair peppered with secrets, lies and deceit. It all comes to a screeching halt when Arthur decides to end the affair and return home to his wife. It sends Paige spiraling out of control and owning up to her infamous last name. JD Lawrence’s Sister Scrooge is just the spice you need for the holiday. Make no mistake about it somebody’s getting coal for Christmas.
ABOUT WRITER & DIRECTOR JD LAWRENCE
JD Lawrence is an American writer, director and producer of theater, television and film. Lawrence executive produced and created the docuseries based around his national stage-play Your Husband Is Cheating On Us for NBC/Universal’s Television Network Bravo. Lawrence’s show entitled Your Husband Is Cheating On Us made a lasting marketing impression with Bravo and its audience. They now use it to promote other shows on the network. Lawrence has executive produced, written, directed and starred in productions on networks Aspire, Viacom’s BET, Uptv, tvOne, Urban Movie Channel, VH1, GMC and UpFaith & Family. Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, VUDU, eOne, Sony Home Entertainment and Momentum Pictures distribute Lawrence’s productions worldwide.
Lawrence, known as “The King of Dramedy,” has mastered the art of improvisation infused with drama, comedy, and music. In 2019, JD Lawrence used those skills in his one-man show, SKITZophrenia, where he played 73 characters, surpassing the Guinness World Records holder of 53 characters held since 2001. The Grammy and Emmy Award winner’s director has written, directed and worked with Ashford & Simpson, Jackee’ Harry, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Fred Hammond, Ginuwine and El DeBarge to name a few. The NAACP Legacy Award Winner and multi-hyphenate is centerfold in EBONY magazine’s historical four cover issue (Michelle Obama, Tina Turner, Alicia Keys and Halle Berry). He’s also dubbed as “The Man of Many Faces”. The New York Times says, “Onstage Lawrence is a prodigious theatrical talent” and the Washington Post calls him “A real quick-change artist.” JD Lawrence finds joy in entertaining and making people laugh and serving his Lord and Savior. Lawrence is furthering his study in the performing arts, film and television at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts.