The The St. Louis Black Repertory Company hosted the first of two preview performances of Twisted Melodies on Wednesday, April 20. The one-man show, written and performed by Kelvin Roston, Jr., tells the story of Donny Hathaway, a renowned musician who lived with mental illness. Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey joined Roston on stage for a post-show discussion. Yancey thanked The Black Rep and Roston for bringing the story to St. Louis.
The St. Louis Black Repertory Company presents Twisted Melodies, a one-man show by Kelvin Roston, Jr., about the life of Donny Hathaway. The show begins this Wednesday evening, April 20, at Edison Theatre.
Meet Emily, a volunteer in Places for People’s tutoring program to prepare the people we serve for the HiSet test to achieve their educational goals. “My experience as a tutor has taught me so much more than I am able to give back to the clients.”
Whether they realize it or not, volunteers help to destigmatize mental illness, promote education, and spread advocacy in a way that we cannot do alone.