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Melting in Madras

Time: June 15, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: The Factory Theatre
Street: 791 Tremont Street
City/Town: Boston, MA 02118
Website or Map: http://www.overcoattheater.com
Event Type: monologue
Organized By: HR Britton
Latest Activity: Jun 15, 2010

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Event Description

A funny and reflective solo show about seeking, singing and sickness. In 1995, as
a wide-eyed, just-out-of-college 23-year-old, I traveled to South India to explore
yoga, meditation, and music for a year. But after three months, my quest for
spiritual clarity took a detour when I became seriously ill.

Drawing on character work, live music, and storytelling, Melting in Madras vividly
paints portraits of the people I met, and weaves the tale of my pilgrimage with all
its confusion, pain, and beauty. The Hindu called my work “a moving and humorous
account of an India less traveled.” BackStage called me “an engaging storyteller
... one honest, likable guy telling his story with unaffected simplicity.”

Tuesday June 15th at 7pm
work-in-progress performance, $5
The Factory Theatre
791 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118
(Enter behind the building via the parking lot)
http://www.TheFactoryTheatre.org
617-817-6600

Here's my website
http://www.overcoattheater.com
And check out my preview and pitch on Kickstarter
http://preview.tinyurl.com/MeltingInMadrasSummer2010

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

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Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

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