How We Did It: Another River Flows

 
 


Devised Script Development

Another River Flows 


Who: Linda Parris-Bailey, Mark McKenna and Touchstone Theatre and the collective communities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, Pennsylvania with stories collected by Peggy Pettitt and music by Dr. Ysaye Barnwell.


What: The creation and touring of a devised work based on the collective history of struggle and resistance in the Lehigh Valley of Eastern Pennsylvania.


Why:    To preserve the history of the struggle of the African-American communities in the Lehigh Valley of Eastern Pennsylvania and to make that history accessible to future generations.


When:  2008


Where: Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton communities of Lehigh Valley, Eastern Pennsylvania