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Unheard Voices


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By: UDM Theatre Community
Directed by: Yolanda Fleischer

February 26*, 27, 28

*Gala Event

The UDM Theatre Company is proud to announce a special benefit production of Unheard Voices. Unheard Voices, conceived and directed by retiring faculty member Yolanda Fleischer and written by the UDM Theatre Community, is a play that will address the issues and problems of the overwhelming epidemic of homelessness in Southeast Michigan. The stories behind people experiencing homelessness are as varied and surprising as the population. Our goal is to present the voices, lives, visions, hopes, dreams, pains and spirits of the local homeless community on stage for the audience to recognize and acknowledge through financial support.  

All proceeds and donations raised will go to the Homeless Action Network of Detroit (H.A.N.D.), whose help has made this program possible.   

Unheard Voices will be presented in the Fountain Lounge on the University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus on February 26*, 27 and 28, 2010. 

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The performance on Friday, February 26, 2010 will be a Gala Premiere, Paid Ticket Only event.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 313-993-1540 or email udmgrad@udmercy.edu.   Tickets are $50, $75 and $100 with a portion being tax-deductible.  The Gala Premiere will feature a strolling dinner from 6:00-8:00 p.m., the performance at 8:00 p.m. and a coffee and desserts afterglow to follow.  There will be a silent auction during the gala to raise additional funds for H.A.N.D.  To purchase your Gala Premiere Tickets online: Click Here!

Saturday's (February 27 @ 8:00 p.m.) and Sunday's (February 28 @ 2:00 p.m.) performances will be Pay-What-You-Can general admission seating.  A donation of $16 per person is recommended with all proceeds benefitting H.A.N.D..  Realizing that not everyone can afford a monetary donation, we will also be accepting clothes on a hanger as donation for admission.   No tickets further tickets will be printed for the event.  Doors will open one hour before curtain.

For questions please contact the UDM Theatre Company box office at 313-993-3270. 

Downloadable Unheard Voices information:

Press Release 

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Premier Gala Invitation

Premier Gala Reply Card

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