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We shall overcome: Stories of hope & solidarity in difficult times

January 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $5 – $30
image credit: “We Shall Overcome” by Thomas Hawk

Saturday, January 14th, 7:30pm
We shall overcome: Stories of hope and solidarity in difficult times

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This event is in partnership with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance Committee and funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts “Our Town” program.

Let’s share positive experiences of personal and social change. What can serve as hopeful touchstones for you when you feel vulnerable? You are welcome to share moments from your life, stories from history, or just watch and honor the experiences of others.

To celebrate solidarity–and to help fill the house–if you bring two or more friends, one of you can come for free.

After the show, please join cast members for a snack at Not Your Average Joe’s in Arlington. Throughout January, if you mention us they will donate 15% of your tab to True Story.

RSVP or Purchase Tickets in advance to get a discount off general admission.
Or buy tickets at the door: $20-general, $30-Supporter, $5+ -pay-what-you-can
Venue:
The Arlington Center – Yoga Studios
369 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA
The space is wheelchair accessible

 

Details

Date:
January 14, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$5 – $30
Website:
https://truestoryshow_jan14.eventbrite.com

Venue

Arlington Center Yoga Studio
369 Mass Ave
Arlington, United States
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Phone:
781-316-0282
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Details

Date:
January 14, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$5 – $30
Website:
https://truestoryshow_jan14.eventbrite.com

Venue

Arlington Center Yoga Studio
369 Mass Ave
Arlington, United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
781-316-0282
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.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.