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Motherhood

March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO STORM IMPACT – stay tuned for new date!

Thursday, March 8th, 7-8:30pm
Making visible the precious invisible work of motherhood

Interactive performance for mothers.
True Story brings to life your true stories, both rewards and challenges, in a theatre of embodied empathy.

Location:
Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420

Free event, donations welcomed.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lexington  Council for the Arts a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

 

 

 

original artwork image credit: Esther Maschio

Details

Date:
March 8, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

Cary Memorial Library in Lexington
1874 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington,, MA 02420 United States
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Website:
https://www.carylibrary.org

Details

Date:
March 8, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

Cary Memorial Library in Lexington
1874 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington,, MA 02420 United States
+ Google Map
Website:
https://www.carylibrary.org

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.