Join us this spring as we broadcast stories about technology, futurism, and science fiction in a series of short “radio” shows. These adapted tales will be developed and produced by small creative teams as they explore storytelling techniques in sound, dialogue, music, and foley art. ReThink will perform these in front of small, socially distanced audiences and/or through online streaming, depending on the state of the pandemic. The audio recordings will be shared later in the form of podcasts. This series is a return to one of the staples of 20th Century fiction media—the radio play—while also maintaining a focus on the future.
Anansi is a spider, who above all things is a master storyteller. He has many different stories told about him, often as a way of explaining the origin of things such as why spiders are shaped the same way or how wisdom was shared around the world. Anansi invites you to join him in his Story Festival this fall, where he will weave together folklore, myths, tales, stories, and legends into a journey around the world. These adapted stories will be developed and produced by small creative teams and will be performed in front of small, socially distanced audiences and/or through online streaming, depending on the state of the pandemic. This festival is a celebration of Middlesex County and a reflection of its rich and diverse cultures and communities.
For us. By us. About us.
We have restructured the Artistic Director position and created, in its place, a self-governed Artistic Council. In years past our theatrical season was chosen by one or two people in key positions of power. In 2021, the shows we produce will be decided on by a cohort of incredible artists from many walks of life and diverse artistic specialties. These folks are working together to choose stories that best represent the experiences of our direct community - Middlesex County. The power to choose what stories we tell each year no longer belongs to one or two people - it belongs to a group of creative people who know the county we live in, and seek to serve those needs first.
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