Tyler Perry has produced a long list of stage plays beginning with his first musical, "I Know I've Been Changed," in 1992. Since then, he has enjoyed success with popular plays such as "I Can Do Bad All By Myself" and "Diary of a Mad Black Woman."
Tyler Perry has over 15 plays to his credit, many of them featuring the popular character Medea. The character was introduced in the play "I Can Do Bad All By Myself" and is played by Perry himself.
Most of Tyler Perry's plays are centered around family and community relationships, values, morality and religion. Marital relationships are a common focus in Tyler Perry's plays "The Marriage Counselor" and "Why Did I Get Married."
Many of Perry's plays are primarily comedies, such as "Meet the Browns" and "Medea Goes to Jail." However, a few of his plays are more serious dramas, including "The Marriage Counselor." The characters are usually faced with some moral or social issue that, in the end, is resolved in a positive way. Tyler Perry's plays have addressed issues such as drug addiction, marital infidelity, abuse and sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. Several of Tyler Perry's plays have been adapted for film and have enjoyed successful box office reviews and critical acclaim.