I Was the Voice of Democracy
Brian Herrera, Theater
October 3, 2019 · 7:00 pm—8:30 pm · Princeton Public Library
Princeton Public Library
“I Was the Voice of Democracy,” is an hour-long, solo performance written and performed by Brian Herrera (Theater).
It recalls the true story of a 17-year-old who is briefly thrust into a peculiar kind of fame when a patriotic speech he writes on a whim ends up winning a national contest. Through autobiographical storytelling, this one-person, multimedia event offers a mix of analysis and anecdote, both hilarious and heartbreaking, as Herrera puzzles through the memories, mementos and artifacts that comprise the archive of his own teenage experience.