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Standing up to the Climate Crisis

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $20

Saturday, Sept 21, 7:30pm
“Standing up to the climate crisis: Stories of environmental activists”
In partnership with Sustainable Arlington

Arlington Center for the Arts – 3rd-floor gallery (above the Senior Center)
20 Academy St. Arlington, MA

Tickets: $20 general, $30 supporter, $5+ pay-what-you-can
Save $5 on general admission if you get your ticket in advance:
https://truestorytheater.bpt.me
Tickets also available at the door.

* This event is part of “The Listening Project: Strengthening civic dialogue through storytelling theatre” which is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foley Hoag Foundation.

 

Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://truestoryparty.bpt.me

Venue

Arlington Center for the Arts
20 Academy Street
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
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Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://truestoryparty.bpt.me

Venue

Arlington Center for the Arts
20 Academy Street
Arlington, MA 02474 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.