Carry On


“Carry On’ was written collectively by Shannon Wurst, our visiting song-writer, and the Prison Story V class in February of 2015.

Broken Black


“Broken Black” was written by one of the women who participated in Prison Stories III and Shannon Wurst put it to music and played it for her at the INSIDE performance on November 14, 2013. Although it wasn’t played at the OUTSIDE performance on November 15, 2013, the songwriter’s grandmother, mother, and brother were present and Shannon graciously played it for them privately before the evening performance began.


Broken


“Broken” was written collectively with the help of visiting guest artist, Shannon Wurst, by the women who participated in Prison Stories III. It was put to music and performed by Shannon Wurst at the INSIDE performance on November 14, 2013, and the OUTSIDE performance on November 15, 2013.


Prison Lullaby


This song was written collectively, with the help of visiting guest artist, Shannon Wurst, by the women who participated in Prison Stories I on the theme of “children”. It was put to music and performed by Shannon Wurst at the INSIDE performance on October 4, 2012


Wonderment Woman


This song was written by one of the participants of Prison Stories II, put to music and performed by Kathy McGregor at the INSIDE and OUTSIDE performance of “Stories From the Inside Out” on April 18 & 19, 2013.


Blessings


This song was written collectively, with the help of visiting guest artist, Shannon Wurst, on the theme of Clarity. It was then put to music and performed by Shannon at the INSIDE and OUTSIDE performances of Stories From the Inside Out on April 18 and 19, 2013.

Second Chances


This song was written collectively by the 8 women who participated in the 6th Prison Stories class with Shannon Wurst, our resident songwriter. Shannon wrote the music and performed the song at the INSIDE and OUTSIDE performances, February 4 & 6, 2016.