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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.

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