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Tonight We Storm The Palace…

Tonight we will storm the palace. We will storm the palace as a community united as one in the belief that the arts is our very lifeblood. That the arts in all of their wonderful incarnations must be valued,…

The Future Is Ours – A Q&A With Junot Díaz

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Junot Díaz is a Dominican superhero. A mild-mannered M.I.T. professor by day, he is a criollo caped crusader with the escudo emblazoned on his chest by night. For the last couple of decades, Junot has…

Uptown Tonight: The People Storm The Palace

Tonight we storm the palace. The good folks at the People’s Theatre Project are having their annual benefit shindig and they are honoring Dominican super hero Junot Diaz and the director of community pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical…

Spread Love: The People’s Theatre Project Presents Better Than You

A group of Northern Manhattan residents are taking to the stage with their new play Better Than You to speak out about racism facing Latinos. Community-based organization People’s Theatre Project is developing the play, based on the community actors’…

6/16/15: The People Storm the Palace

The People will storm the palace on Tuesday, June 16th. The People’s Theatre Project annual benefit will honor Zabryna Guevara and Monica Klehr. The event will be hosted by Michael (Juan Bago) Diaz and Mino Lora and will feature…

9/20/14: The People’s Theatre Project Presents Eddie’s Perejil

Join People’s Theatre Project, Border of Lights and Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights to witness Eddie’s Perejil, a gripping solo performance from Edward Paulino about the 1937 Haitian massacre, hear stories of struggle in our own community and…

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6/17/14: The People Storm The Palace

Scores of kids, teens and adults are set to take over the United Palace Theatre in a life-affirming night of art and inspiration called The People Storm the Palace. Featuring selected works from People’s Theatre Project’s 5th anniversary season,…

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Raising the roof to break through | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Photos by DJ Boy It only takes a few minutes to turn an audience member into an activist. That’s the premise of People’s Theatre Project (PTP), a Washington Heights theater group that not only breaks…