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Stories of the Port: Margaret Fuller House

January 15, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

“Stories of Childhood in the Port/Area 4 Neighborhood”
Thursday, January 15th at 5:30pm.
at the Margaret Fuller House

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The Margaret Fuller House and True Story Theater invite you to participate in an intergenerational story telling experience. Come share your stories and hear stories of residents featured in the Cambridge Historical Commission’s upcoming oral history book “We are the Port” by Sarah Boyer. See these stories dramatized with live improvisational theater performed by True Story Theater.
All welcome. Free event – donations welcomed.
This event is for Children, Teens, & Adults from Area IV/ Port Neighborhood & the wider community

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Venue

Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
71 Cherry St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Phone:
(617) 547-4680
Website:
http://www.margaretfullerhouse.org/

Venue

Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
71 Cherry St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(617) 547-4680
Website:
http://www.margaretfullerhouse.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.