the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts

Diane Edgecomb
  • Jamaica Plain, MA
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A Celtic Evening at Not Just Another Coffee House, Uniterian Church of Sharon, MA

March 17, 2018 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Diane will be accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain for a performance of A Celtic Evening at Not Just Another Coffee House at the Unitarian Church of Sharon, MA. There is a suggested donation of $15 at the door.A Celtic EveningIn A Celtic Evening, Diane brings to life Ireland’s storytelling treasures from the humorous Legend of Knockgrafton to the hauntingly beautiful Deirdre of the Sorrows. The most famous of all Irish romances,…See More
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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song at Loring-Greenough House

December 21, 2017 from 8pm to 10pm
Celebrate the Winter Solstice with evergreen myths, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales accompanied by traditional and original music and song. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, brings to life a variety of ancient tales revealing the deep meanings behind winter holiday traditions. Featured pieces include the beautiful Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” humorous English Wassail traditions, and…See More
Nov 8, 2017
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Oct 26, 2017

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I have been telling stories professionally for over twenty years.... but I love to listen to tales as well. My areas of interest are Nature and Seasonal Mythology, Celtic and Kurdish tales and True stories that bend the known boundaries of Reality. I have a sub-life as an alternative Theatre Performer hanging upside down by a thread or making masked escapades into the Subway

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At 9:17pm on October 20, 2011, andrea lovett said…
Hi Diane, How are you ? Would love you to come to our fundraiser on Saturday. Consider this your personal Invite.

massmouth is breaking the rule – this is a one-time opportunity to tell your story in costume!  In 2 weeks – Saturday, October 22 – massmouth’s Halloween fundraiser gives you an opportunity to try out a Halloween costume (optional), tell a personal story (optional) and support massmouth (not optional!).



"Feed The Mouth" Fundraiser is happening October 22nd from 6:30pm-9:00pm, in the community room of offices at The Haymarket Building, 42 Seaverns Ave. Jamaica Plain, O2130.

 Transit: Orange Line Green St. Station (0.2 mi walk) or #39 Bus to Myrtle Street and Centre from Copley Sq, or Seaverns and Centre, from Forest Hills (0.1 mi walk)


Our special guest storyteller will be Judith Black, 1st place winner of Big Mouth Off, 2010.


Put your name in the hat for a mini-slam on the theme "spooked".  Bring your 5-minute spine tingling story and you may win a prize.  Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


Tickets are $20.00 and available online at

At 2:38pm on March 26, 2010, Cindy Rivka Marshall said…
Hi Diane,
Good to see you at STF.
I loved working with you prior to our shows. Glad your weekend went so well. Want to again some time?
take care,
At 9:44pm on March 16, 2010, Susan Lenoe said…
Dear Diane....great pleasure for me to have you as a friend!! I will be at STF on Sat...hope to see you...thanks for the kindness about the photo...Susan Lenoe
At 8:31pm on March 16, 2010, Tim Van Egmond said…
Hi Diane, good to hear from you!

At 8:40am on March 15, 2010, Karen Chace said…
Thank you for your kind words Diane. I do hope you can join us at the Story Cafe again in the future. Your support is greatly appreciated.

At 6:29am on March 15, 2010, John Porcino said…
Jey Dianne hope it's going well! Will I see you at STF
At 6:11pm on March 5, 2010, ben cunningham said…
hi diane,

it was nice talking with u, it's from the jp coop we know each other.

: )
At 7:15am on February 22, 2010, Vernon L. Cox said…
Thanks for the invite Diane
Hope to see you tonight at the Story Slam
At 12:09pm on February 15, 2010, Kate Chadbourne said…
Hello Storybird! So glad to hear from you and know that you are well & thriving & loving that wind in the door. wishing you well, as ever -
At 11:25pm on November 27, 2009, andrea lovett said…
Welcome Diane, You are now our 125th member. Great you are here.


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

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.

This season the Company Theater Norwell

will be hosting The Grand Slam Story Slam on May 5th 7:30PM. 


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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 



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