I Came From There, I Am Here Now
A group of young adults share their stories as they navigate their life, job, language and other cultural challenges from Africa to NYC.

Written and Performed by Lakpa Bhutia, Sarah Camara, Jim Fletcher, Fatim Kamara, Enoch Ntunga, Katiana Rangel, Bréhima Sangaré and Amara Sidibe
Directed by Tory Vazquez

Production History

The Kitchen, New York 2016


A New York City Players production. This performance is the culmination of a performance workshop for young adult English language learners, as part of New York City Players' Education Project.
Made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New York Theater Program and the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.