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Into the Deep: The Narragansett Bay Plays

manton ave project 2015Learn about beautiful Narragansett Bay through the eyes of local 4th graders! Reserve your seats for the Manton Avenue Project’s (MAP) Into the Deep: The Narragansett Bay Plays, written by 9-year-olds and performed by adults from Providence’s best theater companies. They’ll tackle the history of the bay and the challenges we face as its stewards.

Performances are at AS220’s Black Box, 95 Empire, at 7pm on Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th, and at 2 pm on Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th. Tickets are pay-what-you-can, but should be reserved online in advance.

The Narragansett Bay Plays are produced in partnership with Save the Bay and the RI Historical Commission.

The Manton Avenue Project’s mission is to nurture the unique potential of young people living in Olneyville by unleashing their creative voices and uniting them with professional artists to create original theatre. Through playmaking, MAP builds each child’s capacity for personal and academic success and gives young people tools to become tomorrow’s creative thinkers and community leaders.

Afterschool and summer playwriting workshops in the MAP Clubhouse in Olneyville provide a safe, fun space for young people to practice creative problem solving, experience empathy, and express their creativity, while learning playwriting and themed curriculum. Learn more about MAP here!