Join two teenagers in 1954 on the eve of the closing of Ellis Island as they step back in time and learn all about the history of the island. A whirlwind ensemble-driven romp through history from the perspective of the mothers of Irving Berlin, Khlalil Gibran and people from all nationalities and backgrounds: each on the path of their "pursuit of happiness"
A 45 minute play production suitable for middle school years and up.
Flexible ensemble cast of 14-40 players.
Written by Nora Louise Syran, 2017
Music accompaniment with ukulele, guitar and flute encouraged.