WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Two one act solo performances conceived and performed by Pippa White*.
Voices from the Resistance tells the stories of ordinary people, forgotten heroes fighting an underground war against Hitler. They were shopkeepers, factory workers, housewives, bakers, farmers, teachers, and auto mechanics working in France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Scandinavia. They led Jews to freedom, rescued Allied soldiers, printed newspapers, blew up bridges, risked their lives every day to do what they could to cripple the Third Reich. Wherever the Nazis were, they were there, braving everything for freedom.
Voices from Ellis Island tells the amusing, frightening, inspiring and true stories of those who came to Ellis Island from 1890 to 1930. Risking everything for a new life in a new country, the "Gateway to America," the "front door to freedom," the "Island of Tears," Ellis Island was a first experience for many