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Stories of Worry and Wonder: What Does Our Future Hold?

December 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this interactive improvisational theatre performance, audience volunteers will share their feelings and dreams about the future–both personal and collective.  Then actors and a musician from True Story Theater will dramatize what they heard.
Artists exhibiting in the “FUTURE: ILLUSTRATED” show in the Shaira Ali Gallery where we will hold the performance are invited to come for free and talk about their work after the show.

Please get a ticket on Eventbrite here!
Prices are $15 online (or $20 at the door).  Children (12 & under) free.
No one turned away for lack of funds.
Arlington Center for the Arts is co-sponsoring this show.

Details

Date:
December 2, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

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

Date:
December 2, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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 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.