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Word Plays at the Cabaret
Our Third Season: 2016

Sundays at 2:00 pm   $10 (at the door only, cash/check)

After our first and second seasons in Salem, Word Plays returns Fall 2017!

The new-old art of storytelling is a blend of theater, stand-up comedy, reminiscence around the campfire, folk research, history buzz, ancient myth and midnight confession. It's always fascinating and always a surprise.

Over a dozen performers will be telling during this season. At each Word Play, a different group of performers tell rarely heard contemporary and traditional stories about being human. You will discover that Word Plays is a shared experience between the audience and the performer, combining the intensity of a solo performer with the intimacy of a face-to-face conversation.

Each show has its own theme where each story told relates to that theme.

Click here to watch many of our performers tell stories.

Siri Allison is the host. For more information, please call (518) 854-3998.

A Touch of Blarney
Sept. 25 Come enjoy tales from Ireland and other Celtic lands even if it isn't March. Storytellers: Siri Allison, Marni Gillard, Kelvin Keraga, Mary Murphy, Nancy Marie Payne, Evan Tublitz.

Oct. 16 Bonaparte was defeated at Waterloo. Come listen to stories of others who suffered (and perhaps recovered from) a great defeat. Storytellers: Siri Allison, Claire Beetlestone, Kate Dudding, Bonnie Mion, Barbara Palumbo, Nancy Marie Payne, Joe Peck.

Tellabration! - It Ain't Necessarily So
Nov. 13 Stories of subterfuge, sleight of hand, misinformation and misunderstandings. The truth is under there somewhere -- these tellers will help you find it.

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