Actress Lyn Artope Wants You to Have the ‘Complete Picture’ with In Her Words

Liberated Muse Arts Group

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New York native Lyn Artope (pronounced Ar-Tah-Pay) came into acting on a whim, invited by her friend, directing playwright Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman to play the supporting role of “Bennie” in her 2010 Capital Fringe festival entry Running: Amok.Four years later, she is still working with Ali-Coleman, this time, playing co-lead, portraying poet Lucille Clifton in the theatrical production In Her Words which begins its touring season this coming March.

In Her Words is produced by Liberated Muse Arts Group. It is a 50-minute theatrical musical that explores the intersection of race, gender and social activism through the lives of six legendary African-American creatives, including Lucille Clifton and some other notables such as Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. The production debuted in 2012 and has since been commissioned by the United States Peace Corps Agency, the DC Public Library System and other places. This year…

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