SPECIAL EVENTS

Silverthorne’s Spring Benefit Event

THREE COUPLES READ letters exchanged over a lifetime.

Evocative, touching, frequently funny, they reveal the true meaning of love.

Friday, 2/14 at 7:30 pm                Ginger Carson & Kevin McVeigh
Saturday, 2/15 at 7:30 pm        Sheila Heffernon & Bill Hattendorf
Sunday, 2/16 at 2 pm                                        Joan & Mike Haley
Directed by David Rowland

Reserved table seating   $50*                General admission        $35*

*Suggested donation
Wine tasting, courtesy of Ryan & Casey, Greenfield
Art Photography by Frank Aronson
 Tickets at Eventbrite.com
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THEATRE: TECHNIQUE, STORY, PRESENCE
For: Performers and Actors with some experience.
Lead by: Daniel Forlano
Place: The LAVA Center, 324 Main Street, Greenfield MA 01301 (Between
TD Bank and the Pushkin)
Time: February 22, 2020 10 to 2 PM
Price: $30 cash
Class size: 8–12
Preregister: with Silverthorne Theater office, 413-768-7514, or silverthornetheater@gmail.com
Prepare: Clothing comfortable to move in. Layers or cover to prevent chill.
Feet or stage footwear preferred. (The studio floor is carpeted.)
Workshop: This is a laboratory and training workshop for the actor to
deepen their inner sense of the body within the macro structure of gesture. Solo
and group exercises are implemented to assist in bringing the physicalemotional-
imaginative state of being into the foreground and free us from social
and mental conditioning. We bring the lab to a close with the performance of a
basic story structure: arrival–encounter–transformation–exit.
The aim here is for the actor-performer to experience clarity and playfulness
independent of artifice, character, or script.
About the instructor:
Daniel performs in the universal style of the great clowns with contemporary
comic and dramatic influences, verbally and nonverbally. He’s toured the six
Georgspalast variete theaters in Germany, played the roles of Sgt. Cadwallader in
The Unexpected Guest and Ellard in The Foreigner, and Eugene in the award
winning short film, Eugene. With a degree in Theater from Hampshire College
(MA) he trains at the Celebration Barn (ME) with Dody DiSanto, Avner
Eisenberg, and Aitor Basauri.

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Short & Sweet (tiny) New Play Festival

Week 1: April 24 & 25 @ 7:30 pm; April 26 @ 2 pm

Directed by Ben Ware

Week 2: May 1 & 2 @ 7:30 pm; May 3 @ 2 pm

Directed by Julian Findlay

Finals Week: May 8 & 9 @ 7:30 PM

Silverthorne Theater Company presents Short & Sweet: A Festival of (tiny) New Plays. The Festival will consist of two weekends of 8 short plays per week, in which two ensembles of six actors, Week 1 & Week 2 will perform a total of 16 plays. Audience members will choose their top four favorites each night.

Then the third weekend will feature the plays chosen by the audience from each of the previous weeks for a satisfying revisit to the most popular performances. 

Many of these 10-14 minutes plays were written by local Valley playwrights and range from the comic to the serious to the absurd! Festival Ticket passes offer flexible discounted attendance for all three weekends!

Don’t miss out – you’ll want to plan to attend each week. Buy INDIVIDUAL tickets for $20 each, or a FESTIVAL PASS for $50 for all three weekends! Go to Eventbrite to get your individual tickets now!

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/short-sweet-tiny-new-play-festival-individual-tickets-tickets-89181292647
FESTIVAL TICKETS – Call 413-768-7514 to reach the Silverthorne Box Office to place your order for a Festival Pass and choose the dates you wish to attend.

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The Plays in Context Series

Want to know more about the shows before you go? Silverthorne personnel discuss salient points about each season show in hour-long sessions at local community centers. Participants read from the script, learn about playwrights and story-lines, and get a glimpse of the production process. All sessions are free and open to the public.
SESSIONS ARE FINISHED FOR THE 2019 SEASON. WATCH FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHEDULE.

 

 

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