Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse, a professional storytelling series featuring nationally and internationally renowned performers, returns to its home in the Provincetown Playhouse this fall. Programs are appropriate for adults and children 8 years of age and older. Tickets are $5 for adults; children and students, free. For reservations, go online at www.nyu.edu/ticketcentral/calendar or call 212.352.3101 or 866.811.4111. The Provincetown Playhouse is located at 133 MacDougal Street, between West Third and Washington Square South [Subways: A, C, D, E, F (W. 4th St.)].
Sunday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m.
“REJOICE!: The New York Story Continues”
Regina Ress and Laura Simms celebrate the re-opening of the Provincetown Playhouse with stories of magic, both mythic and true life. In this production, New York is an international fairytale city filled with dreams, adventures, and remarkable tales of resilience and true grit. Two of New York’s magicians of words create storytelling experience that is entertaining and profound.
Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m.
“Tales of Now & Zen”
Award-winning storyteller Motoko captivates audiences as she exquisitely blends ancient lore and original tales with traditional music and eloquent physical characterization. Her tales are at once comical and wise, earthly and sublime. Through her stories we journey beyond our imagination. Travel to places as strange and exotic as ancient China and as familiar as the interior of our own heart.
Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m.
“Down by the Riverside – Stories of the Rivers of the World”
Join one of New York City’s most popular storytellers, Joy Kelly Smith, as she vibrantly explores tales and songs about the magic of rivers all over the world.
Sponsored by the Program in Educational Theatre at New York University, “Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse” is a unique, professional performance series which showcases world-class storytelling, both innovative and traditional. The yearly series features some of the world’s best and most beloved storytellers from the US and abroad, includes programs for all ages, and is offered as public performance to the wider Greenwich Village and NYC community. The Program in Educational Theater is under the direction of Philip Taylor and the series is produced by Regina Ress.