Port Stories (June 7-23, 2019)

Port Stories is Idiot String’s next mainstage production: an interactive, site-specific performance that will take place throughout downtown Port Costa and at the historic Port Costa School in June, 2019.

Some treasures of Port Costa

Port Stories is devised collaboratively with the ensemble, directed by Rebecca Longworth, with dramaturgy by Soren Santos and production design by Joan Howard

Though fictional, Port Stories takes inspiration from the history of Port Costa and nearby communities, and themes that resonate there, including:

  • Migration and displacement
  • Reckoning with acts of nature like wildfires and earthquakes
  • The physical landscape of the Carquinez Strait and the hills surrounding town
  • The ways stories are kept, told, and passed down in families and communities

Like all of Idiot String’s productions, Port Stories will engage the audience with clear and friendly invitations to interact with the actors and action of the show. 

We hope you’ll join us in Port Costa!

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