Spring 2013 Season
Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse, a professional storytelling series featuring nationally and internationally renowned performers, returns to its home in the Provincetown Playhouse. From New York City to Chelm—with a wander through Ireland, world renowned storytellers bring us stories of love, laughter, wit, wisdom, some blarney, some banshees, some foolishness, and some good old “Newyork-i-tude.”
February 15, 2013, 8 p.m.
New York, In Love
For her tenth annual love stories concert, Regina Ress tells stories of love in NY, loving NY and NY in love. To quote her fictional friend Edna, “It’s all about love, hun. What else is there? If you are not livin’ in love, you are not living.” Join us for this February celebration of New York City—and Love!
April 7, 2013, 3 p.m.
Blarney and Banshees–
Stories and Songs of Ireland
Beautiful...funny...whimsical...eerie. One of America’s best loved storytellers, Regi Carpenter brings us stories and songs from Ireland. Rollicking tales of blarney set you laughing and banshees warn of spirits in the night. These are combined with songs and music from Ireland played by master cellist, Lizzie Simkin.
May 5, 2013, 3 p.m.
Humor & Hokhma–
With a Detour Through Chelm
Internationally renowned storyteller Peninnah Schram interweaves folktales from the Sephardic and Ashkenazic oral traditions in this program filled with intrigue, clever wit, and hokhma (wisdom). We will visit Chelm, the famous town of fools, meet some tricksters, and unravel riddles on this lighthearted trip through Jewish folklore.
February 15 (8:00PM) program appropriate for adults;
April 7 & May 5, (3:00PM) appropriate for adults and children 7 and older
For reservations, and to Purchase Tickets:
Online: NYU Ticket Central
By phone: 212 352 3101 or 866 811 4111
In person: 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South)
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12noon-6pm
For more information, please call 212 998 5867