Spring Fever: Stories For a New Season

At the Vokes Theater in Wayland
97 Boston Post Rd. Wayland MA

Saturday, April 6th | 8:00 PM (Doors open at 7:30 PM)

Join Arts Wayland at the Vokes Theater for a night of stories and music featuring some of New England’s best tellers from the Moth stage. These storytellers have been bringing audiences to hysterics and tears for years.
This event is produced by Catherine Weber and Steve Robb.

Non-alcoholic refreshments available.

Add to Calendar04/06/2024 08:00 PM 04/06/2024 10:00 PM America/New_York Spring Fever: Stories For a New Season Vokes Theater in Wayland

$25 for one ticket (online)
$40 for two tickets (online)

Online Ticket sale will end at 3:00 pm on day of show
Tickets available at the door as well ($25 per person, cash Preferred)


Arts Wayland would like to thank Vokes Players for welcoming us into their wonderful theater.


Storytellers:

Julie Baker is a storyteller, a writer, a Moth producer, and an all-around badass. She kayaks on the Boston Harbor, parents two young adults who aren’t quite so embarrassed by her anymore, and plans to walk The Camino Portuguese with her partner Paul in 2025. Julie can be found on Instagram @lazyjulie 

Whitney Connolly grew up in New Hampshire and now lives with her family in Essex, Massachusetts. In her back pocket is a creative writing degree and a charmingly eccentric collection of neuro-idiosyncrasies. With a couple of Moth StorySLAM victories under her belt, it’s no surprise that she loves nothing more than a microphone and a captive audience. You can follow her storytelling journey on Instagram @whitneytellsstories. 

Harold Cox, a Texas native and Boston University professor, turns tiny, everyday moments into captivating stories. He's made audiences laugh and reflect on stages like The Moth, RISK, and Riot Improv, showing it's the little things that truly make life interesting. Find out more about where Harold will pop up next on Instagram @harold_d_cox

Ajay G started storytelling because it was a required step towards his ultimate aspirations: To become a con artist and a politician. He has performed on national TV for the PBS show “Stories to Stage (S3E1 Summertime)”. He was selected to perform in the top 48 Funniest Person in Massachusetts in 2022. When not telling stories, you can see him performing standup comedy at the comedy clubs around New England.  You can follow him at his website ajayg.com

Don Picard has worked in the Boston area for 30 years as a software developer. He was a double major in Theatre Arts and Computer Science at Cornell and chose to work as an engineer to be able to live in Cambridge and feed his family. Don enjoys telling live stories about his kids, husband, and extended family as it is fun, and therapeutic and allows him to exercise the other half of his college degree so he doesn't become bitter.  Find Don on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/picard.don

Catherine Weber is a three-time Moth StorySLAM champion, poet, artist, community organizer, and marketing executive with a passion for the arts, education, and the environment. She has lived in Southborough, Massachusetts for 26 years where she runs an outdoor juried art program called Art on the Trails and owns a tiny art gallery at the end of her driveway. She is the proud mom of her 23 year-old-son, Ben, and her golden retriever, Linus. Follow her on Instagram @catherinemweber

Musicians:

Tom Smith grew up in rural Pennsylvania in a family where music was part of the fabric of everyday life. As a young man living at the epicenter of the folk-quake that was Cambridge, MA in the 1960’s, Tom solidified what has become a life-long love of self-made music. Now a folk veteran of over forty-five years, Tom performs at festivals, coffeehouses, schools, and concerts throughout the Northeastern United States to audiences large and small, young and old.

Erin Ash Sullivan writes music that focuses on the power of stories to build connection and calls back to the style and spirit of her music idols, which include Joni Mitchell, Patty Griffin, John Prine and Ellis Paul. Her shows are warm, intimate, heartfelt, and funny, with tales that are authentic and drawn from her lived experience, shining a light on the ties that bind us all together.

A songwriter since high school years, Steve Robb was studying the songs of Dan Fogelberg and James Taylor at the same time that he was those of John Coltrane and the American Songbook. That diversity shows in his music, and he honors many styles in his writing and recording, from Country to Blues, Roots to Reggae, Folk to Rock. Not one to settle on just 3 chords (TRUTH!) his songs often venture to the unexpected, if not the unconventional.

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