Warm ur heart & take ACTION TODAY


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Play director Lauron Thompson with Teen Council at the .ZACK

“The Stitchers are sending a powerful and raw message to our city that needs our unconditional support.”  Poli Rijos-Saitta, MSW, LCSW, Project Director, Gun Violence Initiative, Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis

You don’t want to miss this!!! Come, warm your heart, and learn how you and your family can become part of the solution to stop gun violence in St. Louis. A youth-led Q&A with representatives from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department will follow each performance.

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at .ZACK, 3224 Locust, 63103

2:00 and 7:00 performances

2:00 show is free for Youth and Students

Tickets available on Metrotix

Story Stitchers Artists in Residence Lauron Thompson, K.P. Dennis, Britt Baker on guitar and special guest Brandon McCadney on the keys plus Stitchers Teen Council and from the open auditions — new Story Stitchers Chelsea, Jonathan, Donneisha, Darryl, Angel and more!

Not Another One! is dedicated to those lost and impacted by gun violence.

The Collective commissioned St. Louis playwright and Story Stitchers artist in residence Lauron Thompson to write and direct the Saint Louis Story Stitchers first play, Not Another One! A Play 4 Peace. The play features original hip hop music by Story Stitchers artist in residence K.P. Dennis. The play is based on the 2015 youth-led discussion with police and civic leaders on gun violence.Topics such as trauma, legal rights, and police shootings were explored in an open and respectful manner. A book based on this discussion is NOW ON SALE!

Sponsored by Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, Steward Family Foundation, Freedman Family Fund, Yvette and John Dubinsky Family Foundation, Susan Block at The Designing Block, Susie and Gordon Philpott, Alison and John Ferring, Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Bridgewater, and Susan Sauer at Rome West Realty LLC.