The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song
Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, presents an evening of traditional legends, music, and song to celebrate the Winter Solstice, held at the elegant eighteenth century Loring-Greenough House.
Friday, December 16:
8:00 pm (a two part evening event with an intermission featuring free traditional refreshments)
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About the Performance
Celebrate the time of the darkest nights with haunting legends of light, entertaining tales and traditional music and song to celebrate the season. Spoken word and theatre artist Diane Edgecomb brings to life the ancient myths that reveal the deep meaning behind winter holiday traditions. Featured stories include the Scandinavian “Legend of the Mistletoe,” the Greek myth “The Coming of the Days of Peace.” as well as humorous English Wassail traditions. Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan accompany the tales with instrumental melodies and bring traditional and original songs evoking the warmth of the season, rounding out the event. Traditional refreshments, including a Wassail Bowle, will be served at intermission in the Loring-Greenough House’s elegant eighteenth century dining room.
12 South St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
About Diane Edgecomb – LIVINGMYTH.COM
An award-winning storyteller, author and theatre artist, Diane’s unique adaptations of traditional tales and original stories have been featured on NPR and at storytelling festivals, coffeehouses, and theatres throughout the country. Her unique style of storytelling, where she fully embodies the various characters and scenes in a tale, bringing each moment alive, has won her the first national ORACLE AWARD for Storytelling Excellence in the Northeast. In reviews of her audio recordings, Publisher’s Weekly called Diane “a virtuoso of the spoken word…an entire cast rolled into one!” When accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain the performances include a rich variety of songs and music from cultures around the world. For performance descriptions visit: http://livingmyth.com/performances/