New Freedom Theatre
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Actors for The Ballad Of Trayvon Martin
The Ballad of Trayvon Martin is a poetic docudrama with music inspired by events surrounding the death of teenager Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, which took place in Sanford, Florida. Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman who was acquitted for murder based on Florida’s highly controversial Stand Your Ground Law.
The piece will rehearse in Philadelphia in May and in July will run a week in Washington D.C. for the D.C. Black Arts Festival and a week in CLeveland for the Cleveland Black Arts Festival.TRAYVON MARTIN A seventeen-year-old African American kid who was shot in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Trayvon Martin - 18-21 years old, African American Male
Sybrina Fulton - Mid 20- Late 30s, African American Female. Also plays: Mamie Till, Racheal Jeantel, Channa Lloyd, and others
Tracy Martin - Mid 20 - Early 40a, African American Female. Also plays: Emmett Till, Rev. Sharpton, President Barack Obama and others.
May 9, 2017 - July 16, 2017