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Eastie Stories – July 2

July 2, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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“Eastie Stories”
Sunday July 2

Performance: 7pm-9pm

At Zumix, 260 Sumner St.
East Boston, MA 02128

True Story Theater and East Boston Playhouse present a public performance and “open studio” sharing and celebrating East Boston voices, featuring East Boston youth workshop participants.
More info go to eastbostonplayhouse.com or contact: eastbostonplayhouse (at) gmail.com

Are you an East Boston youth between 14 and 19 years old? Reserve your space in the workshop series. Come create original pieces reflecting how we build our neighborhood’s identity. Then collaborate with True Story Theater for the evening public performance.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

Know someone 14-18 years old in East Boston — register here to be part of the youth theater workshops.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

 

Details

Date:
July 2, 2016
Time:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eastie-stories-tickets-26138734659?aff=es2

Organizer

East Boston Playhouse
Phone:
617-880-9739
Email:
eastbostonplayhouse(at)gmail.com
Website:
http://www.eastbostonplayhouse.com/

Venue

Zumix
260 Sumner St
East Boston, MA United States
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Phone:
617-880-9739

Details

Date:
July 2, 2016
Time:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eastie-stories-tickets-26138734659?aff=es2

Organizer

East Boston Playhouse
Phone:
617-880-9739
Email:
eastbostonplayhouse(at)gmail.com
Website:
http://www.eastbostonplayhouse.com/

Venue

Zumix
260 Sumner St
East Boston, MA United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
617-880-9739

What happens in a True Story Theater performance?  Our events bring together the delight of improvisation with the riveting vulnerability of people sharing their personal truth.

The show’s emcee (called “the conductor”) facilitates brief, spontaneous conversations with volunteers from the audience who share their own feelings and experiences related to the show’s theme.  After each conversation, the actors and musician immediately embody the key feelings and actions they heard, using movement, music, dialogue, and superb listening. All of it is improvised on the spot. During the course of a 75 minute show, True Story enacts about 6-8 stories.

From this simple interaction, audience members laugh, cry, get insights about their lives, and feel an expanded sense of community. You can share a moment from your life and see it performed, or just come to watch.

What are True Story Theater’s classes like?  We will teach you the basic of Playback Theatre, which can hone your listening skills for everyday life.  All are welcome.  Classes are supportive, informal, intimate, and fun, an enriching experience for both newcomers and experienced actors.