People’s Theatre Project and Seven Stories Institute
in partnership with
the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood and the Morris-Jumel Mansion
A theatrical collage of music, words and movement created and performed by local teens. Inspired by Howard Zinn’s Young People’s History of the United States and their own life experiences, the young actors have also created a printed anthology which will be available at the performance.
May 19 | 7:30pm | YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood | 54 Nagle Avenue
May 22 | 2pm | The Morris-Jumel Mansion | 65 Jumel Terrace
Developed and Performed by:
Sofia Arnold, Ben Edelman, Romy Garcia, Jelissa Hernandez,
Angel Martinez, Angel Suazo
Mino Lora (Artistic Director, People’s Theatre Project) and
Veronica Liu (Managing Editor, Seven Stories Press)
Eddie Antar (playwright), Bob Braswell (actor), Sarita Covington (poet/actor),
Dyalekt (poet/actor), Daniella Gitlin (writer), Will Glass (musician), Melissa Riker (choreographer), Andrew Sargent (historian)
Voices/Voces: Our Young People Speak! is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by NewYork State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Additional support for People’s Theatre Project is provided by the Union Square Awards, a project of the Tides Center; and NoMAA Regrant Program, made possible by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation.