Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Norah Dooley, storyteller • Summer Schedule 2015

This summer appearing at various Boston Harbor beaches Photo: by Joe Prezioso Courtesy of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay
Summer time is usually a busy for me. Even more so this year. Not only am I transitioning out of the executive director role at massmouth.org  [See more here ]I am also really busy teaching [See more here] and performing for families and children. I am very grateful for the artistic challenges and the paying work. The summer started with a solstice performance for families at HubBub, an offshoot of the Boston Book Festival. It was a gorgeous day in Copley Sq. and fun to perform with Tony and Andrea.
with Tony Toledo and Andrea Lovett at HubBub on June 20th 2015
HubBub- June 20th Saturday, 12 noon in Copley Square Norah with Tony Toledo and Andrea Lovett.
Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay- I am, appearing as Mary Read, retired, cross-dressing 18th century pirate, near or, in Boston Harbor, or one of the beautiful islands. 10 -12 performances and workshops from July 2 - September 21st, 2015. Some details are:  July 25th- Hull Harbor Illumination - possible appearance
August 2nd- Boston Seafood Festival at the Fish Pier 10:30am-5:00pm August 8th- Family Fun Day at Tenean Beach in Dorchester from 9am-11am August 14th- STH Youth Beach Bash and Splash from 10am-2pm AUGUST 22 Saturday at 1pm • Princess and Pirate Parade at Winthrop Beach. Details TBA  Town Manager’s Blog or  Facebook August 29th- Dorchester Beach Festival from 12pm-8pm - my performance time TBA

READ BOSTON Storymobile: A rocking literacy program in the City of Boston. Each storyteller has 3 shows per day at various sites around the city of Boston at 10am, 11:15am and 1:15pm.  Listed below are a few readily accessed public sites and at the 11am show unless otherwise noted. See below and more info at Read Boston site.
  • Mon   July 13 - Mattapan Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave, Mattapan
  • Tue    July 14 - Roxbury YMCA, 285 MLK Boulevard, Dorchester
  • Tue    July 21 - Tierney Learning Center, 125 Mercer Street, South Boston
  • Wed   July 22 - Kroc Center, 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester
  • Thursday July 23 10AM TADPole Playground at the Boston Common, Boston
  • Fri     July 24- 10AM Children's Quarters, 36 1st Ave,  and Charlestown Library, 179Main Street, Charlestown
  • Mon  July 27 -  Salvation Army Learning Center, Dorchester
  • Wed  July 29-  Billings Field, Centre Street and LaGrange Street, West Roxbury
  • Fri     July 31- Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan
  • Mon    August 3- 10AM Copley Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston Back Bay and 1:15pm Salvation Army 1500 Washington Street Library,  South End
  • Wed    August 5 - Grove Hall Library, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester
  • Mon   August 10 - United South End Settlements, 48 Rutland Street, South End
  • Wed   August 12 - 10AM Lower Mills Library, 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester
  • Thurs August 13 - Connolly Library, 433 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain
1794 Meeting House, July 19th, Sunday at 4 pm New Salem MA -  storytelling with Norah Dooley and friends; Brendyn Schneider and Jannelle Codianni.
Phinehas Newton Library, Royalston, MA  July 20th, Monday at 10am in Royalston, MA -  stories from the flora and fauna of Royalston with Norah Dooley
All Star Show at Club Passim - July 20th The massmouth All Star Show features 5 minute long stories by winners from 6 years of story slams in Greater Boston. These All Stars are storytellers who were finalists or winners in Boston story slam finals (The Big Mouthoff) with a cameo by Norah.

Norman Rockwell Museum - August 6th, Thursday 5:30pm  Stockbridge MA  features short stories on the themes "like family" and "in a different light". Featured tellers are Ben Cunningham, Tony Toledo and Norah Dooley will also lead a short workshop and open slam, as story slams head west from  Greater Boston. 

Roast and Toast & other fun! SATURDAY AUG 8th 2015 in Beverly MA •  Write to Tony Toledo for details... Fanueil Hall - starting in June a storytelling series on Tuesdays at 10 am I am performing on July 7th, August 11th and October 27th.

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