Voices from Ellis Island ENCORE 

Written and Performed by Pippa WhiteNebraska

Thu 10/30 9:00pm

drama, multimedia, 70 min.

It was called “the golden door” and “the front door to freedom.” Sometimes it was “the Island of Hope.” Other times, “the Island of Tears.” For millions of immigrants, it was their first experience of life in America. Meet Fanny, Rifka, Luigi, Vera and others as they confront Ellis Island. Their stories are true. Recommended for: theatre community. Link: artist.

2014 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, celebrates its 5th anniversary season and its dynamic expansion in scope and popularity. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at www.telecharge.com. You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.  
*The ENCORE tag marks productions with solo artists who performed successfully at the Festival in the past and came back again to perform this year.