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Motherhood

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Making visible the precious invisible work of motherhood
Sunday Oct. 14, 2-4pm
Interactive performances just for mothers.
True Story brings to life your true stories, both rewards and challenges, in a theatre of embodied empathy.

Location:
Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St.

Free event, donations welcomed.

Details

Date:
October 14, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Details

Date:
October 14, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
+ Google Map

What happens in a True Story Theater performance?  Our events bring together the delight of improvisation with the courageous 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 feel validated, 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 basics 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.