Cry Innocent’s 25th Anniversary Silver Jubilee


A weekend of reminiscing, storytelling, alumni showcase workshops, new work, FUN-raising, and activating the future. June 16-18, 2017


Friday, June 16th

The Moth-style storytelling, Slim Witch Trials sing-along

Recorded story telling slots begin at 6:30 PM. Doors open 7:30 PM for live storytelling event.

Hosted by Mark Stevick. Story booth hosted by Arielle Cimino.

Murphy’s Restaurant and Pub. 300 Derby St. Salem, MA 01970

Saturday, June 17th

Alumni Showcase Workshops:

Linklater Technique / Freeing the Natural Voice with Paul D’Agostino

Meisner Technique with Heidi Duncan

Stage Combat: Hand-to-Hand and Whips with Orion Couling

Interactive Theatre with David Stickney

The Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA 01970 (both floors)

Alumni Showcase New Work:

The Marble Flock: When Salem Lived in Rome by Kristina Wacome Stevick. An environmental-theatre staged reading featuring Diana Dunlap, Amelia Haas, Dawn Jenks Sarrouf, Arielle Kaplan, Bob Karish, Kris Karish, John Rahal Sarrouf, Jonathan Simcosky, Max Sklar and more.

1:00 PM

The Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA 01970

Gala Fundraiser: 

Full meal, specialty cocktails, awards, comedy, vision-casting, and live music and dancing.

Doors open at 6:30 for cocktails and mingling. Dinner and entertainment at 7:00.

Hosted by Erik Rodenhiser. Dinner by Chive Sustainable Catering. Featuring stand-up by Will Martin, a docu-short by In The Car, storytelling awards presented by Mark Stevick, dance calling by Alex Edwards, and more.

Ames Memorial Hall, 290 Essex Street
Salem, Massachusetts, MA 01970

Sunday, June 18th

10:30 AM Community Vintage Dance with Barbara Pugliese

Old Town Hall  / Derby Square, Salem MA

1:00 PM History Alive, Inc. 2017 Season Opening Day:

History Afoot Walking Tours, Spirit of Salem Film, Salem Museum open.

2:30 Cry Innocent: the People vs. Bridget Bishop season opening show.

Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA

Tickets available at

Gala tickets include all events for the weekend. Space is limited. With the exception of some alumni showcases, events are family friendly. Eventbrite gala ticket holders will be sent a link for priority sign-up for showcase events, including more details on the workshops themselves.

Individual workshop event tickets can be purchased or registered for here:

Linklater workshop with Paul D/Agostino:

Meisner technique with Heidi Duncan:

Hand-to-Hand Stage Combat with Orion Couling:

Whips Stage Combat with Orion Couling:

Interactive theatre with David Stickney:

Dance! with Barbara Pugliesi:

The Marble Flock: When Salem Lived in Rome by Kristina Wacome Stevick:

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