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North American Works Directory Listing
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.
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Lyrical, epic, and dramatic
Bruce Trinkley
226 Adams Avenue
State College, PA
814-237-2932

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