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Mouth Open, Story Jump Out

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Mouth Open, Story Jump Out

Don't miss a one-man show from Polarbear, one of the UK's most exciting spoken-word artists. International assassins, secret codes, dog-eating boa constrictors, and more come to life when a boy tries to make sense of his father's disappearance. Age 8+

Sat May 20, 2017 1:30 PM - Sun May 28, 2017 4:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

1 hour




International assassins! Secret codes! Dog-eating boa constrictors!!! Master storyteller Polarbear introduces a world of zany characters and madcap adventures as he invites you to explore how one little decision set off a huge chain reaction in is life. This highly intimate and interactive one-man show asks how storytelling begins--and pushes the boundaries of where it can go from there!

Polarbear, one of the UK's most exciting spoken word artists, digs deep into the hole left when his father went away, and the resulting moment he discovered the powerful art of storytelling. The Irish Times says the audience is "fully invested" in the fascinating creation taking place right before their eyes. Come open your mouth, and let your story come to life. Most enjoyed by age 8 and up. All patrons, regardless of age must have a ticket. .

The Sunday, May 28 performance at 1:30 sensory friendly
Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families, including those with children with autism or other sensory sensitivities. If you order these performances and do not require these Accessibility accommodations, your family is still very much welcome to attend.

Performance Timing: 1 hour, with no intermission.