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November Public Show: Stories of “What Sustains Us?” with LexPride – Celebrating LGBTQ+ Seniors

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

- Free

 

LexPride invites you to a FREE online Playback Theatre performance with True Story Theater: stories of what sustains us as we age.

In this free, interactive performance, True Story Theater will bring to life (and ask us to share) personal stories about what nourishes us. What improves or enriches our lives? What strengths do we bring that help us thrive? How do we tackle challenges? What resources do we call upon for support? Actors will enact the heart of the stories we share and help us process them in community.

This will be an experience filled with creativity, heart and insight as we celebrate all our stories. All LGBTQ+ seniors and friends are welcome.

This event is sponsored by LexPride as part of our Celebrating LGBTQ+ Seniors project, which is supported by a grant from the Dana Home Foundation. It is co-sponsored by Lexington Senior Services, Arlington Council on Aging, and Arlington LGBTQIA+ Rainbow Commission.

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/198003904007

Organizer

True Story Theater

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/198003904007

Organizer

True Story Theater

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

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.