Spread Love: The People Storm The Palace – A Social Justice Theatre Festival | May 18-23

That’s right folks. The people will once again storm the palace. In light of the Trump tyranny, this event is more crucial than ever. The People Storm the Palace is an annual social justice theatre festival brought to you by the People’s Theatre Project (PTP). PTP empowers the entire community, both young and old, to find their voices, tell their stories and speak their truths. For the people, by the people! That in a nutshell is the People’s Theatre Project. With that said, spread that Uptown Love and help PTP Storm The Palace!

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:30 PM
Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

Uptown Action performs

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Northern Manhattan is changing. Long time residents are being displaced. Local businesses close down. Rents are too damn high. People’s Theatre Project’s troupe of adult community actors of diverse backgrounds kick off the festival with a dynamic theatrical piece exploring the changing face of our community.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 07:30 PM
Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

Uptown Action & To Be Heard I perform

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PTP’s afterschool teen group will present a Reality TV show live on stage featuring a family made up of immigrants, some documented and some not. On the same evening, People’s Theatre Project’s troupe of adult community actors return for an encore presentation of a dynamic theatrical piece exploring the changing face of our community.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 03:30 PM
Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

Circle Up & To Be Heard II perform

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PTP’s youngest community actors perform original works that explore the dance, the rhythm and the comedy of power and oppression. The actors sound off on how the Trump presidency and cuts to arts programming affect their school system and hinder their creativity. The Saturday To Be Heard teen group will explore stories of home, it’s histories and the impact of historical events on present day through movement, song, monologues and dialogue.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 07:00 PM
United Palace Theatre

THE PEOPLE STORM THE PALACE – Main Event

100 community actors from uptown and across the city will take to the majestic stage of the United Palace Theatre to present a life-affirming night of art and inspiration. The event will feature performance highlights from People’s Theatre Project’s 2016-2017 season of collaborative theatre making in schools and community centers.

Doors open at 6:30pm.

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For more info: www.PTP.nyc.

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