Project Shattered Silence – presents a candid, in-depth look at the remarkable real-life experiences of 46 high-schoolers from the Tampa Bay area. In this insightful and uplifting stage production, the teens bare their souls, and share their intriguing, heart-wrenching stories of struggle and survival, rejection and acceptance, and ultimately, unwavering hope. With startling honesty and courage, the teenagers delve into harrowing experiences as varied as abuse, homelessness, the suicide of a parent, mental illness, self-harm, and bullying. Cameras document the process from start to finish, following the “Project: Shattered Silence” cast and their inspiring artistic director and creator, Jared O’Roark, on their 10-month journey. The rare, behind the- scenes access captures the evolution of the production over time and also reveals the amazing personal breakthroughs and transformations that take place along the way.
airs 1/27 at 2 a.m.