NWT is celebrating PRIDE all month long!
Check out our PRIDE 2023 schedule.
April 19 - April 21, 1990
West Side Community Mental Health Center and Near West Theatre present "Breaking Through"
An original show based on the oral histories of mental health consumers, family memers, and mental health professionals
Interviews conducted by Jeffrey Gerhardstein
Written by Lauren E. Persons & Stephanie Morrison-Hrbek
In collaboration with Bob Navis, Jr., Jodi Maile, & Joanie Hoover
Staging by Jodi Maile & Stephanie Morrison-Hrbek
"Breaking Through" is supported by a grant from The Cuyahoga County Mental Health Board
Donations of all sizes create artistic opportunities for hundreds of youth and adults each year.
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