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Here is your chance to perform at 2 legendary venues in New York and Boston in
A Fanciful New STORY Exchange Idea Monday, September 15, 2008, 8:00 PM
“Big Apple” Tellers Bring Their Tales to “Bean Town”
Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA
The Tellers: Barbara Aliprantis, Robin Bady, Ken Corsbie, Joy Kelly, Emcee: Bob Reiser
+ massmouth presents: you ! and your alternates
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 6 - 8 PM
“Bean Town” Tellers Bring their Tales to the “Big Apple”
The Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village, NYC
The Tellers: Norah Dooley * Laura Packer PLUS you! the two LANES/Massmouth tellers contest winners:
Here's how you can be one of the two tellers to join Norah and Laura at The Cornelia Street Cafe on October 14th:
Tell us how you would help fill the seats at Club Passim on September 15th to welcome the NY Tellers and in general. Send a 50 word max. proposal of your best, craziest, thought provoking, seat filling ideas and be one of the two tellers going to NYC with Laura and Norah on October 14 to tell at The Cornelia Street Café...the longest running evening storytelling series in NYC, curated by Barbara Aliprantis.
Bosstown to Big Apple contest -
will have 2 winners and 2 alternates who will perform at Club Passim on SEPTEMBER 15th as well in NYC at the Cornelia Street Cafe
The prize for the best innovation in audience building is a slot to tell your tales at Passim and take your tails to NY + win $100 cash!
In 50 words or less send your best, craziest, thought provoking, seat filling idea.
This is an exciting new exchange between StoryLAB at Passim and
Cornelia Street Café, hosted by LANES members from NY,NY and MA.
To participate in Bosstown to Big Apple contest - you must fulfill requirements A+B+C
Part A. Declare that you are a:
* MA resident +
* massmouth.ning member +
* LANES member in good standing
B. Show that you have performed professionally ( cut and paste the category that fits your experience)
1. have been paid more that $350 for one performance
or meet these 2(below)
1.have charged admission over $10 for tix for your performance
2. have 2 professional [see above, (i.e that meet the above criteria #1 ) teller's or presenter's recommendations
or, if you have not yet performed professionally but feel you are ready:
1. send a 10 minute CD of your story - (live performance is best) for consideration
2. have 2 professional [see above] teller's or presenter's recommendations
C. My idea to expand audiences for story in BOSTON and NY :
(enter your idea here)
Send that email with BIG APPLE /BEANTOWN or NY to BOSTON/BOSTON to NY in the subject line by SEP 5th midnight
If chosen you will win
* a space on the bill in the Big Apple and Passim
* $100 honorarium and a
* chance to be heard in two legendary clubs in BOSTON and NY
N.B. Winners must buy 5 tix to the
NY to BOSTON show at Passim on SEPT 15th
Fill those seats, sell those tix and your cost = $0.
Tix to StoryLAB are $10 each.
Winners and two alternates will be chosen on SEPT 7th
Deadline is SEPT 5th
All winners and alternates will perform in a special massmouth event at Passim on September 15th. (Alternates do not need buy 5 tix) $ 100 honorarium will be awarded after performance on OCT 14th.
Send your email to:
Norah Dooley at: Doochild6@gmail.com,
Judges : Norah Dooley and Laura Packer and 3rd judge TBA
What city will be next ?
Lets conspire! Cross state lines! And cause some riotous fun.
PS> Knowing the typist - (Norah) I expect there are some mistakes or typos -please ask if anything is unclear.