Playback Theater presents: Stories of the One That Got Away 7:30pm, May 16th
Do you still carry that ache in your heart, remembering and longing for that one that got away? Do you lie awake in bed at night, dreaming of opportunities missed?
The One Who Got Away explores this theme by inviting audience members to share their stories of opportunities lost, be they romantic, personal, professional or otherwise.
"As we grow, our hearts and minds grow and expand by those we have met and things we have experienced,"
says Jackie Paris, Director of the Portland Playback Theater Troupe.
"Sometimes that vulnerability can bring confusion and a deep longing for those experiences that have touched us most deeply. An adventure you held in your mind but never embarked upon. A summertime crush whose phone number you never got. At our show, we invite you to share those things that got away from you. We hold your story sacred and 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 share with us about those romances gone wrong, or right but for a brief moment. 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
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|