Roach Brown: Lorton Inner Voices Project
Roach Brown: Founder of Lorton Inner Voices Project
Rhozier “Roach” Brown, seek well known WPFW radio personality, viagra 60mg ex-Lorton convict, and founder of The Inner Voices will speak at the Workhouse Arts Center. Roach Brown founded the nationally acclaimed prison theatrical troupe The Inner Voices in 1971 while serving a life sentence at Lorton. The group performed outside the gates of the prison for more than one thousand times without an escape or incident. The Inner Voices presented original plays, skits and social dramas about prison life. One of the plays written by Brown, “Holidays, Holey Days”, was performed at the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
Brown, now free for more than two decades, advocates for the rights of ex-offenders and provides transitional services to underrepresented populations in the DC community through The Inner Voices.
Note: Due to historically high demand for tickets to the lecture series, patrons who reserve tickets are requested to arrive no later than 12:45pm on the date of the event to claim their tickets. Any unclaimed tickets may be distributed to stand-by patrons beginning at 1:55pm on the night of the event.
?Sunday November 22, 2015 at 2pm
Will-Call/Ticketing open at 12:30pm; Theatre doors open at 12:30pm
Tickets: Free, Suggested Donation of $10
Venue: W-3 Theatre
About the Workhouse Prison Museum:
The Workhouse Prison Museum opened to the public in 2009 and is entirely supported by private contributions. It is located in Building W-9 at the Workhouse Arts Center. The Museum was created to present an overview of some of the interesting and significant events that took place at the District of Columbia’s Correctional Complex at Lorton from its opening in 1910 until the last prison left in 2001. Your support for the museum is appreciated.