Secret History: The Philadelphia Story

2009
Theater

About the Production

Secret History: The Philadelphia Story explores the first-hand experiences of six urban and suburban teenagers living in North Philadelphia, Chester, and Malvern, Pennsylvania. Created in partnership with the Village of Arts and Humanities (North Philadelphia) and People’s Light Theater (Malvern, PA), the teens share their own personal stories of struggle and belonging, and reflect on how violence has shaped their lives.

Production Team And Cast

Directed by

Ping Chong

Written by

Ping Chong, with Sara Zatz, and in collaboration with the cast

Assistant director

Megan Loper and Jesca Prudencio

Lighting Design

Ves Weaver

Cast

Joshia Genesis Dalnoroa, Romaine Drakker Hastings, Charisse Monee Loving, Claire Inie-Richards, Leon James Sanford

Partners

Village of Arts and Humanities, People’s Light

Funders

Ping Chong’s artistic residency was supported by Artists & Communities, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation