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Terrifying Tales: Chilly Stories for a Cool Night
November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Center for Contemporary Art is pleased to present Better Said Than Done storytellers Robin Bady, Sarah Brady, Megan Hicks, and Jessica Robinson for “Terrifying Tales: Chilly Stories for a Cool Night,” a virtual storytelling concert benefiting The Center. These stories are intended to entertain and scare a mature audience.
November 4 – Live online via Zoom
Performance begins at 7pm eastern
Tickets for Terrifying Tales Zoom event $10
(On sale until November 5 at 11:59pm eastern)
When you purchase a ticket, you will receive an email that will include a link to the live event on Zoom. You will also receive a Zoom recording of the event via email on Monday, November 6 to watch for up to two weeks after the event.
You should receive the Zoom link shortly after purchase. If you do not see that email, please contact Leigh Zona at [email protected].
Proceeds, after paying the performers, will benefit The Center for Contemporary Art.
Robin Bady is a narrative artist working nationally and internationally,developing performances and story projects. She performs at spoken word venues, fringes, theaters, and storytelling festivals.Her children’s shows are featured at major museums, schools, libraries. Robin’s solo show – Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter – a story of McCarthyism and anti-Semitism – tours fringe festivals and theaters. Robin hosts the BADYHouse Storytelling Concert series in Brooklyn; she also created No, We Won’t Shut Up!, a powerful project showcasing the voices of a diverse group of women speaking out. She has told ghost stories since she saw her first ghost.
Sarah Brady is a storyteller and teaching artist who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in speech education and a Master of Arts degree in interpretative speech. Prior to becoming a professional storyteller, she taught communication and theatre at Hampton University. She has told stories at a variety of venues in both the United Kingdom and the United States, working with such entities as Story Tapestries; Arts for Learning–Virginia; Cambridge Storytellers; Epic Tales; the Suffolk Archives; the White Rose Project; and the International Storytelling Centerl. You can find out more about her work at sarahosburnbrady.com
Megan Hicks makes stuff and makes stuff up. For the purposes of this bio, she is three decades into a storytelling career that has taken her to four continents and from sea to shining sea. With her husband, whose name is (aptly) Jack, she co-produces the Rose Valley Storytelling House Concerts series, now in its 8th season. When she’s not working on new stories, she’s making art from things most other people throw away.
Better Said Than Done Founder Jessica Robinson has performed at the International Storytelling Festival, on PBS’ “Stories from the Stage,” for the Queens Theater, First Person Arts Festival, Mostly True Things, The Story Space, Bridgeport Pechakucha, at 2 National Storytelling Network(NSN) Conferences, and the Forest Storytelling Festival. She’s shared stories on the Bonkers Brit, Full Spirals, and Funny Parents Podcasts. Jessica was a Featured Teller at the Stone Soup, the Washington Folk, the Women’s, the Allegheny, the Florida, and the Hampton Storytelling Festivals. Jessica was presented the 2023 ORACLE Award by the NSN and is a co-author of Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors.
For more information about Better Said Than Done storytelling, click here bettersaidthandone.com