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Free Will - Open Shakespeare Slam

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Free Will - Open Shakespeare Slam

Time: November 5, 2011 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: The Burren
Street: 247 Elm St
City/Town: Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
Phone: (617) 776-6896
Event Type: theater, storytelling, mash, up
Organized By: MichaelAnderson
Latest Activity: Nov 4, 2011

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Event Description

Storytelling, ten-minute plays, spoken word, sketch comedy, sketch tragedy. Everything you always wanted to say about the Canon, but you were afraid you'd get thrown out of your English class.


247 Elm St
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
(617) 776-6896
Public transit: Davis Station


for a slot or show up early on the day... last fall this event was SRO.  Lots of video from Sept 2010 version at search word "shakespeare"


COMING SOON: see eventbrite to reserve tix.
On April 11, 2012, 7-9PM All the finalists will gather at Coolidge Corner,  main Theater to compete for a week in a medeival townhouse in Tuscany and other prizes.

"Because have a life, you have a story. Bring it!"

Listen to our podcasts at iTunes and podcast webpage. And check out our video archive to get an idea about 5 minute stories

Other massmouth slams this season:
Mondays: Club Passim in Cambridge, MA  and Semi finals in March 2012

Tuesdays: Somerville, Cambridge and other venues Semi-finals in March 2012

Semi Finals: in March 11th for JP events

Finals: WED APRIL 11th   the Finals will be  at Coolidge Corner Theater main theater  Brookline, 7-9PM

Grand Prize for Slam Season 2012

Michael Anderson as Hamlet followed by Robert Fairchild as Henry V below:

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Comment by Theresa Terrible on October 28, 2011 at 10:35pm
Can't wait!

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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)

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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