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What sustains you in difficult times?

March 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

Friday, March 29th
6:30 pm -8 pm

What sustains you in difficult times?

A public performance with True Story Theater
Hosted by Boston Medical Center Cancer Support Services

Boston Medical Center
FGH Building, 820 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
(Venue is accessible with ramps at front and side entry)

Details

Date:
March 29, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Boston Medical Center
820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Carter Conference Center
Boston, 02118 United States
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Details

Date:
March 29, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Boston Medical Center
820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Carter Conference Center
Boston, 02118 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.