Smithtown, NY, May 20, 2015 –(PR.com)– Comedy, heart and authenticity are onstage with 4 creative storytellers telling a compelling personal story in the Saturday, June 20 2015 performance of (mostly) TRUE THINGS, at Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St., Port Jefferson, NY, at 7 pm. (mostly) TRUE THINGS features true stories – with a twist – told live, without notes. In this unique show all the stories except one include carefully-crafted deceptions. The whole truth about each of the stories comes out by the end of the show, with the help of the audience. Tickets are $10, available online at Brown Paper Tickets or at the door. The show is produced by Lifestage, Inc an arts-based consulting and training company that partners with arts organizations to create live performances that build community and boost local business.
(mostly) TRUE THINGS has featured Long Islanders from all walks of life in the line-up, including award-winning artists like Heather Forest and Stevie GB, Emmy-winning television producer Shoshana Rubin, as well as educators, social workers, police officers and steamfitters. Storytelling shows are increasingly popular as entertainment that connects community and highlights the talent and insight of diverse worlds. Audience members who learned about this show through social media traveled to Long Island from nearby states Connecticut and New Jersey and from as far as Wisconsin, bringing business to Long Island hotels, restaurants and other businesses.
Host and creator Jude Treder-Wolff is a writer/performer and singer/songwriter, She was featured on the Christmas Day 2013 episode of the groundbreaking storytelling podcast RISK! and her solo storytelling show “Crazytown: my first psychopath” was selected for the 2013 Midtown International Theater Festival, the 2012 Chicago and San Francisco Fringe Festivals and was performed at Actors Theatre Workshop, Broadway Comedy Club and The Pit-The Peoples Improv in New York, at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stonybrook University on Long Island and The Conservatory NJ in Trenton, NJ. She wrote the lyrics and co-wrote – with musical director Wells Hanley – the music for the songs used to set up every stage of the game in (mostly) TRUE THINGS.