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Telltale Presents: Don’t Be Afraid
October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree – $10
Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild.
After a number of zoom shows, and then a number of outdoor summer shows…. we are just rolling with what’s happening around us and we are officially back inside the Chapel Theatre starting in October–unless
At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will be a mix of comedy, stories, music, essays, and more. Your evening will likely include honesty, swear words, enthusiasm, resistance, dark humor, connection….a
Also–there will be a very good raffle.
This month’s theme is “Don’t Be Afraid.” Because it’s the halloween show. So we’ll see what folks do with that! Performers will use that theme in their story in some way, or will at least be inspired by it somehow.
Location: Chapel Theatre (4107 SE Harrison, Milwaukie–note
Date: October 14th.
Tickets: Available at www.telltalepdx
If you are unable to make it to the show in person, we will also be live-streaming it, so you can still participate from New York or Alaska or your bed here in town. Buy a regular ticket and we will send out a zoom link to everyone!
Raffle Money will go towards keeping the show alive–buying merch, buying raffle prizes from local companies, paying for the website, etc.
The space: Telltale has done all our in-person shows at The Chapel Theatre and now that the summer is over, we are likely going to be back inside the theatre while taking as may precautions as possible. (Although if the weather is perfect, like it sometimes is in Portland in October, we might try and do one more outdoor show!) While we feel anxious about it, we also really miss using the actual stage, and lights, and sound system and such. It’ll be nice to be “home” again. That being said, folks are encouraged to move their chairs, wear masks, leave space between parties, bring your own chairs, whatever you need to help make you feel less edgy about these real dumb times we are stuck in.
Bathrooms are all gender-less. There’s one on the main floor that’s accessible, and a number of bathrooms downstairs. There’s a bar on the main floor. run by the venue that takes cash and cards. (Tip your bartender!) There isn’t actual food available, but usually the bar has a few tiny snacks. If you want to bring your own chairs, either for covid reasons or for comfort reasons, you’re welcome to. It would really help us out if you’re able to buy tickets ahead of time because we’ll be asking everybody to fill out contact tracing information upon arrival if you’re buying a ticket at the door.
Also, we have no room for any oppressive garbage. So there’s that.
I think that covers it. I’ll see you there. I think you’re very cool and the event will be better with you there. I miss your damn face.
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