Bristol Community College’s Theatre program will host its upcoming production of The Travelers from Thursday, November 17, through Saturday, November 19, 2022, beginning at 7 p.m.
The original devised production takes place in the Studio Theatre (Room H128), in the Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center (H building), on the Bristol Fall River Campus. Admission to all Bristol Theatre productions below is General Public: $15; Bristol Faculty/Staff & Non-Bristol Students: $10; Bristol Students: $5; Children under 13: Free. Not all productions may be appropriate for children under 13.
Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the Theatre Productions page.
Brief Synopsis: The Travelers is a devised performance piece written by its cast and inspired by the Maori proverb - Walking Backwards into The Future with Eyes Fixed on The Past. Combining the actors’ individual stories with material from a wide range of writers, artists, spiritual and world leaders, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ernest Hemingway, the Buddha, Bob Marley and Winnie the Pooh.
The piece examines how the distant past can transport the actors’ hopes and dreams into the lives of their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and beyond. The Travelers is directed and co-written by Gary Shore, a Mime, Choreographer, Filmmaker, Playwright and recently retired Professor of Dance and Performance Studies at Roger Williams University.
Please note that Bristol Community College students and community members who are attending indoor events must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the policy, or have a valid accommodation for COVID-19. For more information, please visit https://bristolcc.edu/visitorvaccinationpolicy.
Bristol’s Theatre program is an Associate in Arts in liberal arts & sciences that provides hands-on training
and experience, allowing students to learn and refine their craft as they perform.
Students can smoothly transfer to a four-year institution or seek work in the performing
arts. In addition to teaching history, literature and art, studying theatre also provides
interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
For more information, please visit www.bristolcc.edu/theatre, or contact Artistic Director and Assistant Professor of Theatre David Ledoux by emailing David.Ledoux@BristolCC.edu or by calling 774.357.3748.