Oberon Adds THE BIG QUIZ THING, MORTIFIED & More to Fall Lineup
OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s Second Stage and club theater venue, announces its fall programming continues its mission tobring exciting and original programming from October through December.
In addition to the previously announced MRS. SMITH LIVE!, The Tiger Lillies, Ruby Wax in Out of Her Mind, and The Donkey Show every Saturday night at 7:30pm and 10:30pm; OBERON continues to be a home for a variety of usual suspects and new innovators that bring energy and entertainment to the venue regularly, including The Big Quiz Thing, a multi-media trivia night with a cash prize; You're The Expert, where comedians guess the profession of brilliant minds in obscure jobs; Mortified, a comic excavation from real people of the things they wrote as kids; and many more events listed below.
Details about the fall programming:
THE BIG QUIZ THING
Presented by OBERON and The Big Quiz Thing
Monday, October 14, November 4 and December 16 at 8:00PM
Step up, geeks: The Big Quiz Thing, the major-league game show that you get to play, is live at OBERON every month! Quizmaster Noah Tarnow presents five big rounds of the world's greatest multimedia quiz excitement, including video puzzles, audio clues, the Lightning Round, the buzzer-tastic Three-Way Finale. Plus, there's hope for dummies: Smart-Ass Points for wrong but funny answers. Best of all, there is a $200 cash grand prize.
Tuesday, October 15, November 19 and December 17 at 8:00PM
The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the map, gathering people and stories from all over the country. The shows are open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme. The brave of heart, or those with stories they're aching to tell, prepare personal, true tales. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls puttheir names in The Moth hat. The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. Come sign up to tell a story, or just enjoy the show!
OPERA@OBERON: Voyage à Paris
Produced and presented by Boston Opera Collaborative
Friday, October 18 and Sunday, October 20 at8:00PM
We welcome you to settle into your booth, order a drink and travel back in time to the cabarets of turn-of-the-century Paris.Join Artistic Director Andrew Altenbach, stage director Nathan Troup and six of BOC's young artists as they weave together an unforgettable original production. The songs of Debussy, Ravel and Poulenc will mingle with projections from the recent MFA exhibit, "The Postcard Age."
QUEEN NIGHT AT THE DONKEY SHOW
With Lili Whiteass
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 7:30PM & 10:30PM
Tickets: From $25
Friday, October 25 at 10:30PM, November 29 and December 27 at 10:00PM
Voted Boston's Best Dance Night In 2012's Boston Phoenix Readers Poll, Videodrome Discotheque serves up a non-stop mixture of outrageous sound & vision, with a particular emphasis on theDisco, New Wave, Rock, Hi-NRG, & Pop of the late 70s and Early 80s - along with select modern artists (such as Gaga, Kylie, and Scissor Sisters) that fit their vintage aesthetic.
HAUNTED COSTUME CONTEST AT THE DONKEY SHOW
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 7:30pm & 10:30pm
Tickets: from $25
Dress up and disco all night long, then strut your stuff in Mr. Oberon's Costume Contest. Lots of fun prizes, categories for Disco Threads, Best Pair, Donkey Show Look-a-like, and Most Creative.
CIRQUE OF THE DEAD
Presented by The Boston Circus Guild
Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1 at 8:00PM
The Boston Circus Guild presents a Halloweenspectacular like no other. Join us for a macabre and tasteless night of circus, live music, and gore. Hosted by Mistress of the Dark, Mama Bang Bang, this gruesome journey will feature live music, burlesque, aerials, acrobatics, contortion and more! With never-before seen acts, new performers, and two bands, Cirque of the Dead has it all. Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys will put a funktastic twist on some spooky standards on Halloween night while the ever-raucous Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band will rock out on Friday, November 1st.