WALKING TOWARD AMERICA

Genre: Kids
Written by Sandra Fenichel Asher and Directed by David Montgomery

Walking Toward America by Sandra Fenichel Asher is inspired by the true story of one family’s experiences during and after World War II when they fled their beloved home in Latvia in search of safety and freedom. Their journey included a forced labor camp, a 500-mile journey across war-torn Germany in the dead of winter, and a storm-plagued voyage to the United States. This dramatized memoir captures courage, determination, sacrifice, and triumph through the eyes of one young girl coming of age in extraordinary times.The play is appropriate for ages 10 and up.


About the Company: New Plays for Young Audiences

Based in the Program in Educational Theatre at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New Plays for Young Audiences is an annual summer play development series located in the historic Provincetown Playhouse. Founded in 1998 by Lowell and Nancy Swortzell, NYU’s prize-winning New Plays for Young Audiences has developed 40 new plays written by leading playwrights for young audiences and families. These plays go on to receive national recognition, publication and production throughout the world.





Cast: Natalie Burgess, Evelynn Faith Harmer
Open:   06/11/11
Close:   06/12/11

Schedule:
Saturday, June 11th at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 12th at 3 p.m.*
*An audience discussion with the playwright, director, and actors will follow the Sunday performance.
Theater:   Provincetown Playhouse
Address:   133 MacDougal Street
New York, NY 10003
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Cost:Tickets are $5 for adults and free for children, high school students, or those with a valid NYU ID
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