MoFos: True Stories of Mothers & Fathers From BustingOut Storytelling
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Grand and uplifting, Les Misérables is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit and one of the most popular musicals of all time. Woodminster Amphitheater hosts an outdoor production of this tale of passion and revolution in 19th-century France, which won seven Tony Awards on Broadway and was made into an Oscar-nominated film. Cozy up under a blanket and watch ex-convict Jean Valjean's struggle for redemption and the young, innocent love of his adopted daughter Cosette and the student Marius are set against the tumultuous backdrop of the French Revolution. It's a celebration of the human struggle for love, justice and happiness in the face of hardship, carried forward on a gorgeous score, including the beloved songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "One day More," "Do You Hear the People Sing?" and more. Learn More
Glynn Washington, NPR host of Snap Judgement
Joe Loya, author of The Man Who Outgrew his Prison Cell: Confessions of a Bank Robber
Mara Marks, Ph.D. and L.A. Writer
Vero Majano, Crowd Favorite, SF Mission Royalty
Joey Xanders, original artistic director for The Moth
Gina Gold, Storyteller, Filmmaker
Kay DeMartini, Emcee
About the Ticket Supplier: BustingOut StorytellingThe WC knockoff of 'Porchlight Storytelling SF' was started April 2010, because there wasn't anything like it in the East Bay. The under 21 crowd in Walnut Creek is pretty lively, getting drunk on weekends and making the news, but those of legal age are pretty bored. Sure, Nordstrom's has their Annual Sale and the Cheesecake Factory draws a herd - but that's a Zombie Lifestyle guaranteed to drain the blood out of anyone with a passion for creativity.
So in an effort to keep Walnut Creek from becoming the next Panera, USA - BustingOut Storytelling was created. Once a month people get off their couch and away from their TVs to come together to tell true, personal stories in front of others that admire them for doing it. Every month is a new theme.
All stories are true, personal, never more than 10 minutes, and told without notes. Always interesting, usually funny, sometimes poignant. Five minute stories are accepted from the crowd if there's time. We mix things up, so don't be surprised if there are changes.