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Dear Educator,

We warmly invite you to Unheard Voices, a staged reading of an original collaborative work honoring the voiceless men, women and children buried at the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan. Please join us on October 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm for this special inspiring performance. We have set aside 200 seats just for middle and high school teachers and students at no charge. After the performance, there will be a discussion about the American Slavery Project collaborative and its mission to highlight these unheard stories. Space is limited and will fill up fast.

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We look forward to seeing you there!

Sharon Dunn
Vice President for Education

The American Slavery Project is a theatrical response to increasing revisionism in our nation's discourse about slavery, the Civil War and Jim Crow. ASP supports African-American playwrights who write about the era, creates conversation in the community and provides educational workshops for students and adults.  0B"Unheard Voices" 0B is American Slavery Project’s first original piece, a collectively written site-specific and theatrical performance created for the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan.

Theater arts 

Unheard Voices

Wednesday, October 17, 2012  @ 7:00pm
FREE! to the first 200 Teachers and Students who register.

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American Slavery Project: Unheard Voices is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and the Manhattan Community Arts Fun, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. A special thanks to CAP21 America's Musical Theatre Conservatory & Theatre Company.

Conceived by Judy Tate

Directed by Melissa Maxwell

Featuring the writing of  the ASP Collaborative: Keith Adkins, Dennis Allen II, Joshua Allen, Radha Blank, Michael Bradford, Kara Corthron, Kia Corthron, Herman Farrell III, Cassandra Medley, Yusef Miller, Dominique Morisseau, Glen Gordon Nsangou, Petronia Paley, Harrison Rivers, Nikkole Salter, Cori Thomas, Mfoniso Udofia, and Shawn Renè Graham, dramaturge.

Learn more at americanslaveryproject.org

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