Cast Reunion: Peter and The Starcatcher
We are bringing together the casts of some of our favorite shows to take a peek behind the curtain and hear what goes into creating these performances! The Peter and the Starcatcher cast discuss working on a very physical show, having fun finding their characters, their favorite moments and physical tricks, and finding confidence!
Cast Reunion: Hamlet
We are bringing together the casts of some of our favorite shows to take a peek behind the curtain and hear what goes into creating these performances! The cast and crew of Hamlet as they talk about this very special show! Tammy Brown takes off her interviewer hat and puts on her Hamlet hat!
Poetry and Conversation with Jay Walker
Jay Walker performs poems from his recent poetry collection Dark about love, art, loss, and the dark places we go. After, Jay talks with Artistic Director Tammy Brown. You can find his collections at Stillwater Books in Pawtucket, RI or here: Dark: https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Jay-Walker/dp/1952521661 Other collections: https://www.stillwaterbooksri.com/search/apachesolr_search/Jay%20Walker
Love Stories and Sonnets
Enjoy some of Shakespeare's sonnets along with love stories about everything from grandmothers to pasta to warm your heart! Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.
The 7th Annual (Virtual) Christmas Cocktail Cabaret
2020 has caused a lot of cancellations, but we didn't want to let it take away one of our favorite events of the year, the Christmas Cocktail Cabaret! From the safety of your home, mix yourself a holiday cocktail and enjoy the CTCVCCC with hosts Christine Cauchon, Peter Bucci, and Eden Casteel along with special treats from the CTC ensemble. We cannot wait to be back together in 2021, but for now, enjoy a little Christmas cheer with us while we're safe at home. *No tickets necessary, but donations are welcome to help us come back strong in the new year! Donate: contemporarytheatercompany.com/donate
The Gift of the Magi by Andy Hoover, Virtual Production Dec 2020
Jim - Charlie Santos Della - Emily Rodriguez Preston/Shopkeeper/Caroler - Ben Christie Margot/Shopkeeper/Caroler - Rebecca Christie Directed by Tammy Brown Script by Andy Hoover based on the story by O Henry Virtual backdrops by Rebecca Magnotta Special thanks to Steph Traversa and Marissa Dufault for props and costume help Everything was rehearsed and recorded safely over Zoom.
CTC Staff Conversations
CTC Staff Conversations - Father Kelley - Facilities Manager
Staff Conversations is back, this time with Father Kelley! You've seen him in the gardens, you've seen him behind the Box Office, and now you can see him on your screen! You can also listen on your favorite podcast app! Just search for Here to Play or CTC Staff Conversations!
CTC Staff Conversations - Sophie Pearson - Assistant General Manager
CTC Staff Conversations is a series where Artistic Director Tammy Brown discusses life and theater with staff members. This week she speaks to Assistant General Manager Sophie Pearson about music, improv, theater, and doing everything all the time. You can find out more about our staff here:www.contemporarytheatercompany.com/staff Discover more about the theater on our website: www.contemporarytheatercompany.com/ Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/contemporarytheaterco
CTC Staff Conversations - Maggie Cady - General Manager
CTC Staff Conversations is a series where Artistic Director Tammy Brown discusses life and theater with staff members. This week she speaks to General Manager Maggie Cady about directing and finding the right mindset, returning to theater after the pandemic, cancer, and what being the General Manager actually means. You can find out more about our staff here:www.contemporarytheatercompany.com/staff Discover more about the theater on our website: www.contemporarytheatercompany.com/ Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/contemporarytheaterco
Family Play Dates
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Family Play Dates: The Electoral College
Jay and Leslie Cady of Laughing Matters are here for our first Family Play Date! This week is election-themed as we head into election season! This week, Jay and Leslie explain the Electoral College and how it works. Learning about elections for the first time? Want a refresher on how the Electoral College works? Still not quite sure how the 2000 and 2016 elections worked? Just like some educational fun? This is for you! Next week come back to learn about gerrymandering, and why your votes for State Representative and State Senator might have a big effect on your state's congressional maps! Don't forget if you are 18 years or older and are registered to vote, make sure you have a voting plan! (Early voting just started in Rhode Island today!)
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Family Play Date - Gerrymandering
Welcome back for another Family Play Date! In our second election-themed play date, Jay and Leslie explain gerrymandering. Heard of gerrymandering, but not quite sure what it is? Not sure what it means for our elections? Check out how Jay and Leslie explain it here! If you want to have some fun of your own with gerrymandering, play the Redistricting Game here: http://redistrictinggame.org/game.php If you want to play around with the Electoral College, then check this out from The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/elections/election-states-biden-trump.html Many of our staff have already voted! What about you? Even if you aren't old enough to vote, check with the adults in your life and see if they have voted! #heretoplay #ctc #familyplaydates #gerrymandering
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