Playback Theater presents: Damn, I Hate You: Stories of Resentment and Grudges 7:30pm, April 18th
From the Capulets and Montagues to your co-workers who glare at each other every time they pass by, feelings of resentment and the holding of grudges is as old as history itself. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are serious and always they are important to the persons involved.
In this show, Damn, I Hate You: Stories of Resentment and Grudges, The Portland Playback Theater Troupe will explore the theme by inviting audience members to share those stories that they have been holding onto for days, month or even years.
"We all hold onto things, whether we like to admit it or not," says Jackie Paris, director of the Portland Playback Theater Troupe. "At our show, you will have an opportunity to share your grudge with us in a room that will honor you for having the courage to share. With respect, reverence and good humor, we will enact your story back to you and in the process hopefully reveal to you something about your own experience. So bring us your best grudge stories. Intrigue us! Surprise us! Playback Theater is all about YOUR story."
Come join the community and explore this topic with artistry, trust, play and respect. Let's see what can be created together! Let's watch!
About Playback Theater:
Playback Theater is an improvisational form of theater whereby audience members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot by actors and musicians. Playback is a vehicle not only of personal expression, but a way to connect with the past and create a future. It is powerful and creative, allowing diverse voices to be heard and respected.
Public shows are:
* Original - no two shows are ever the same
* Create a comfortable forum to hear and tell personal stories
* Honors the individual voice of the story teller
* Builds community in a creative and engaging manner
* Wildly entertaining!
"It's like nothing I've ever seen -part campfire stories, part drama, dance, metaphor, comedy, and improv all mixed in with an exuberant sort of ecstatic informal community therapy!"
- Audience Member
1847 East Burnside
Portland, OR 97214
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