Rooted in the poems from her book, Haiti Glass, Lenelle Moïse’s Where There Are Voices combines urgent poetry, ritual theatre and layered song to reflect on environmental disaster, dignity and death-defying love. Catch this 60-minute work-in-progress presentation at the Laurel Park Tabernacle where Moïse has been the 2015 LPA Artist-in-Residence. Written and performed by Lenelle Moïse. Set design by Vanessa Vargas. More information here: http://www.lenellemoise.com/WHERE_THERE_ARE_VOICES
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lenelle Moïse is the author of Haiti Glass (City Lights Publishers), an award-winning playwright and a Poet Laureate emeritus of Northampton, MA. Influenced by bebop and the polyrhythms of Vodou, she writes playful, spinal poems about identity, memory and magic. Moïse performs with theatrical heat, humor, music, movement and feminist verve. She has been featured Off-Broadway, at the United Nations and at theatres, colleges and conferences across North America. Curve Magazine calls her work “piercing, covering territory both intimate and political…vivid and powerful.” Visit http://www.lenellemoise.com for more.