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The Voices Project - Immigration

80 Minutes Around the World

The Misericordia University College of Arts and Sciences will present "80 Minutes Around the World," a once-in-a-lifetime event that takes audience members on an 80-minute trip around five continents as eight storytellers each share their immigration experiences. 

The show combines award-winning performers including Nestor Gomez (show creator), Adam Wade (Magnet Theater, NYC) and John Gebretatose (HUGE Theater, Minneapolis) with regional and local storytellers who are first- and second-generation immigrants and refugees.

The show will tour through Luzerne and Lackawanna counties with 4 performances:

  • Misericordia University's Lemmond Theatre on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 12:30 p.m.
  • F.M. Kirby Center on April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Scranton Cultural Center on April 30 at 7:30 p.m.

    All shows are free and open to the public

This show is the culmination of The Voices Project: Immigration, a year-long visual and storytelling arts project conducted at Misericordia University.

Click here to download the event flyer
The show is supported by grants from the Lackawanna Arts Council, the Soyka Funds for the Humanities, and the Misericordia University College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, email Alicia Nordstrom, professor and chairperson of the psychology department, at or 570-674-8008.