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York — The Voice of Freedom
Bruce Trinkley
Jason Charnesky
Scott Baron, Director Gerardo Edelstein, Conductor Patricia Heigel-Tanner, Choreographer Warren Wake, Set Designer Charles Firmin, Lighting Designer Laura Hanchar, Costume Designer Jerry Sawyer, Producer for WPSX-TV
Leonard Rowe as York, Tamara Haskin as Mary, Brett Hyberger as William Clark, Norman Spivey, Louima Lilite
November 14, 2002
Penn State Opera Theatre
^The Voice of Freedom` depicts the true story of an African American hero: York, the slave of Captain William Clark, and the only black member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. York experienced freedoms out West he never knew as a slave in the United States. Act One follows York on his epic journey West as he comes to see himself a free man. Act Two: York is not granted his freedom after the expedition, but must struggle against master and society to save himself, his beloved wife, and his family.
Lyrical, epic, and dramatic
Bruce Trinkley
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State College, PA

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