Shows & Classes

12/14/17, Thursday, 7:00pm-7:30pm, Somerville, MA
The super fine folks of VNA Eastern, Mass. have laid out the red carpet for Brendyn, on this, a 2nd December date of storytelling shenanigans!  This event will be at the 405 Alewife Brook Parkway location.  Please check out the excellence of the VNA here

12/13/17, Wednesday, 7:00pm-7:30pm, Somerville, MA
The fine folks of VNA Eastern Mass. have invited Brendyn over for a storytelling set of epic proportions.  Event at the 259 Lowell Street location! Find out about the great work of the VNA here

11/30/17, Thursday, 7:30pm-9:15pm, Arlington, MA
Consider the topic “On the Move.” Brendyn will be performing a tale for Fugitive Stories at the Kickstand Cafe and so should you!  There will be an open mic portion so come on by.  Additional featured tellers will be Katie Liesener and Sara Sweet!  Check out the details here

11/24/17, Friday, 6:30pm-8:00pm, Hopkinton, MA
Bittersweet Co. is holding a storytelling night and you & EVERY ONE of your friends are invited!  Brendyn will be the feature.  There will be an open mic portion as well!  So, bring your stories, ears and stomach. Check out the menu and details here

10/26/17, Thursday,  7:30pm-9:15PM, Arlington, MA
Brendyn has been asked to return to the Kickstand Cafe for an encore presentation of his First Kiss story for the topic “Breathless.” So, if you missed it on the 12th, opportunity knocks!  He will be joined by Rose Saia, Kemp Harris and…you? (There will be an open mic portion so bring your tale and toss your name in the hat!) Outstanding details here

10/12/17, Thursday, 730pm-9pm, Framingham, MA
Fugitive Stories blows into the Amazing Things Arts Center for a night of “Breathless” stories.  Brendyn will be telling a cult classic tale on the topic and you’re invited to tell your tale as well during the open mic portion.  More tellers TBA!  Fo mo, go here

9/24/17, Sunday, 6pm-8:30pm, Acton, MA
Brendyn will be telling an inter-generational tale for the Bridges Together Benefit at the Gallery at Villageworks. He will be joined by some true titans of story including Rose Saia, Amanda Goodwin and Kemp Harris. For tickets, please visit Fugitive Stories here!

8/17/17, Thursday, 7pm-9pm, Brunswick, ME
SoundBites welcomes Brendyn to their monthly storytelling show at the Frontier Cafe sponsored by Allagash Brewing. The theme: Invisible.  Brendyn’s tale will involve an ape suit. Other tellers TBA!  For more info, carve a fjord here

8/1/17, Tuesday, 8pm-9pm, Cambridge, MA
Catch Brendyn’s whirlwind set of five tales guaranteed to thrill!  Join us at Storyspace, one of the longest running storytelling shows in New England for an evening of childhood nostalgia, trapeze-like ethics and surface-of-the-sun passion.  Open mic portion at 7pm.  Brendyn at 8!  For more click here

7/27/17, Thursday, 6-8pm, Cambridge, MA
Ever commute around this crazy city of ours? Got a cool tale to tell about that mindwarp experience? Grab some friends and represent at the Walk/Ride Day Celebration sponsored by Massmouth, Gallery 263 and Green Streets Initiative! Brendyn’s got a tale and if you live here (or can get here), you do too. For details, pedal here

7/20/17, Thursday, 7pm-9pm, Arlington, MA
The Fugitive Summer Series rolls through the Kickstand Cafe!  Brendyn will be the featured storyteller.  If you’ve got a story for the night’s theme, “Do The Right Thing,” come by and toss your name in the hat for your chance to perform!
More details here

6/28/17, Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, Brighton, MA
Massmouth’s monthly series on the WGBH stage is filming a pilot for The World Channel and Brendyn has been invited to a filming of his story, The Ride (watch it on the “See” page here)!  Want to be there live, for free?!  Rollercoaster Here

6/19/17, Monday 7pm-9pm, Cambridge, MA
Brendyn will be joined by Srilatha Rajamani and Justin Werfel for Stories to Scenes! This is a night of swirlin twirlin storytelling remixed by the improv mastery of ImprovJones. AND! You’ll have a special chance to take the stage only to witness YOUR tale spun by ImprovJones.  Odd, fun and thought-provoking night! For more info, go here

6/17/17, Saturday, 8pm-10pm, Dorchester, MA
Now Listen Here returns to the Home.stead Bakery at 1448 Dorchester Avenue.  This is a fantastic storytelling show that’s having a great run.  Bart Thompson is your host and Brendyn will be your featured teller.  For details, go here

5/20/17, Saturday, 6pm-9pm, Framingham, MA
Brendyn hosts a storytelling fundraiser at the Amazing Things Arts Center. Wes Hazard and Amanda Goodwin will be the featured tellers along with some very special guests. Fo mo go here

5/9/17, Tuesday, 6pm-9pm, Somerville, MA
Brendyn will be flanked by some of the finest storytellers in New England for this, The Big Mouth Off, Massmouth’s annual storytelling final!  Join us for a fantastico night at the historic Somerville Theatre by clicking here

5/7/17, Sunday, 6pm-9pm Framingham, MA
Fugitive Productions is holding a special night of storytelling at the Amazing Things Arts Center. Brendyn will be flanked by some knack storytellers.  To find out more, venture here

5/5/17, Friday, 7pm-9pm, Norwell, MA
A righteous championship show featuring the best storytellers of the Mass-Story ’16-’17 season!  Brendyn is humbled and psyched to be among them!  Come and cheer them all on.  For tickets and details, click here

5/3-6/7/17, Wednesday nights, 7pm-8:30pm, Arlington, MA
Brendyn’s Introduction to Storytelling class flies again! Learn the mechanics of storyspinning, use stage fright, learn the aspects of networking and the low down on how to get paid for performing.  Stories are everywhere.  Learn how to tell yours by clicking here

4/28/17, Friday, 7pm-9pm, Arlington, MA
The Arlington International Film Festival hosts its annual poster competition to choose the face of their new season.  Brendyn will be performing a cult classic tale and hosting these auspicious proceeedings. Show your love and click here

4/23/17, Sunday, 6pm-9pm, Acton, MA
Catch Brendyn at The Gallery at Villageworks for Fugitive Stories!  He will be performing a cult classic tale for the theme “Promise.”  Reserve your slot today by clicking here!

4/17/17, Monday, 7pm-9pm, Cambridge, MA
Brendyn has earned a slot alongside a crack group of storytellers for this, the Massmouth semifinals! For more info, please go here

3/24/17, Friday, 7:00-9pm, Plymouth, MA
New England’s premier storytelling festival, Sharing The Fire, is touching down and Brendyn will be hosting this Friday night concert.  Come and experience the tales from such storytelling visionaries as Onawumi Jean Moss, Doug Lipman, Geraldine Buckley and Susan O’Halloran.  Get your tickets now!

3/19/17, Sunday, 6:30-9pm, Boston, MA
Hey, Hey! Mass-Story is hosting an action-packed storyslam at Doyle’s in Jamaica Plain.  Brendyn will be putting his name in the hat and so should you.  The topic: Red Flag. If you have a tale on this ominous theme or just want to witness the hijinks, click here

3/18/17, Saturday, 8pm-10pm, Brookline, MA
Join Brendyn on his maiden voyage hosting the high seas of the Puppet Show Place stage!  It’s World Day of Puppetry so let’s have a raucous puppetslam! Good God!  Bizarre and intelligent, it’s a show you have to experience. Fo mo, go here

3/9/17, Thursday, 7pm, Boston, MA
As part of National Optimism Month, the Life is Good corporate office is holding a story event entitled, The Bright Side.  Brendyn joins a powerful cadre of tellers and comedians with an all-new tale!  For more info, click here!

2/20/17, Monday, 4pm, Seekonk, MA
Hey New England! Watch Brendyn on TV9, the polestar of Seekonk’s cable access scene. He will be interviewed by Karen Chace and telling a tale on a rockin segment of her show StoryCafe.  For programming info, click here.  For more on Karen Chace, click here.

2/9/17, Friday, 7pm-9pm, Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum rips a variety show directly from the 4th Dimension.  The theme is Love and Other Entanglements.  Brendyn is joined by the luminary talents of Katie Liesener, Ari Daniel, Quantum Mechanics, the Cosmic Bell and probably a real roadhouse audience!  Reach the infinite by clicking here.

2/4/17, Saturday, 7pm-10pm, Cambridge, MA
Be a part of the 25th Anniversary of Story Space, one of  America’s longest running story-nights! Brendyn will telling a brand new tale alongside some truly top talent.  Get your tickets here!

1/25-3/15/17, Wednesday nights, Arlington, MA
Sign up for Brendyn’s Introduction to Storytelling class. What makes a story tick?  How can you use stage fright?  How can you network and get paid for performing?  Simply, how do you tell YOUR story?  Find out by clicking here  (no class 2/15  or 2/22)

1/21/17, Saturday, 10am – 4pm, Natick, MA
TedX Natick! Since December, Brendyn has had the distinguished honor of coaching extraordinary artist Bren Bataclan.  Bren will be speaking of his art and how it impacts the world.  For more on the event, click here.  For more on Bren Bataclan, go there

1/16/17, Monday, 6pm – 9pm, Cambridge, MA
Witness the awesome might of Massmouth’s storyslam Tickets, Please at Club Passim!  Brendyn will be throwing his name in the hat for a chance to tell and so should you!  For much more, venture here

1/12/17, Thursday, 7pm, Lewiston, ME
Brendyn has been invited to perform at this long-running night of fantastic and true stories.  The theme is Reboot.  Have you got a tale? Are you interested in soaking up some warm tales on a cold night?  For details, click here

1/10/17, Tuesday, 6pm – 9pm, Boston, MA
Catch Brendyn’s manic antics as host of Massmouth’s Get Moving story slam!  Toss your name in the hat here at Trident Booksellers for your chance to advance to the semifinals this spring!  Fo mo go here

***A Grand Thank You to all of you out there who made it out to the 2016 Shows!***

12/19, Monday, 6pm – 9pm, Cambridge, MA
Join Brendyn at Club Passim as he tosses his name in the hat for a chance to perform at Massmouth’s story slam, Sleepless Nights. For tickets and further details, click here

11/15, Tuesday, 7pm – 9pm, Newburyport, MA
Mandarava presents their very first storytelling night hosted by the hilarious Dan Dahari. Brendyn will be one of the features. Come for the stories, stay for the fine foods.  Fo mo, go here: https://squareup.com/store/mandarava

11/3, Thursday, 7pm – 9pm, Brookline, MA
It’s another refreshing night of pure entertainment at Pure Cold Press!  Come see a special storyspinning performance from Brendyn amid the poetry, music and wild variety.  Check here for directions: http://www.purecoldpress.com/

10/16, Sunday, 6pm-8pm, Acton, MA
Fugitive Productions presents True Stories Told Live!  Brendyn will be one of the featured tellers for this night’s theme: Gatherings.  Got a tale?  Come out to the show, put your name in the hat and take a chance for the stage!  For tickets and details, click here

10/7, Friday, 6pm-9pm, Boston, MA
ArtWeek Boston continues with this pulse-pounding slam presented by BostonSpeaks!  Brendyn will be the featured storyteller alongside masters of stand-up, poetry, improv and more (breakdancing may even make a distinguished appearance!) For details and tix, venture to Live Words Celebration

10/4, Tuesday, 730-9pm, Boston, MA
Take Brendyn’s one-off Intro to Storytelling class as part of ArtWeek Boston!  Learn the ins and outs of performing, the secrets of storytelling, great places around town to perform and a lot more. Sign up today!

9/21-10/19, Wednesdays, 730-830pm, Brookline, MA
Enroll in Brendyn’s 4-week introduction to storytelling class Learn to Tell Your Story. Obtain the tools of presentation and practice.  Find out how to use stage fright and body language. Gain the groove for your next business meeting, Moth competition or cocktail party! (No class on Yom Kippur)  Register today, click here

9/18, Sunday, 7pm-1opm, Jamaica Plain, MA
Brendyn tosses his name in the hat for a chance to perform at South Shore Story Slam’s first event of the season. The theme, fittingly, is “Firsts.”  Join the night, and take a chance with your “first” story! For more, click now

8/20, Saturday, 8pm, Jamaica Plain, MA
Stories to Scenes! Come see Brendyn and a cadre of crack storytellers spin tales only for the improv troupe, ImprovJones to riff off of them.  Lots of fun and oddly thought-provoking. For more info, go here

7/22, Friday, 8pm, Cambridge, MA
Feast your senses on the all-new storytelling show, Now Listen Here! hosted by Bart Thompson. Brendyn will be joined by top-notch tellers Julie Baker, Justin Hagerty, Caitlin Harrison, Wes Hazard, Kenice Mobley and Justin Werfel!  Show starts at 8.  More at Club 263

6/9-6/30, Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm, Brookline, MA
Take Brendyn’s 4-week Intro Class, Learn to Tell Your Story.  Get the mechanics of presentation and practice. Learn to use stage fright.  Be ready for your next storytelling show, business meeting or house party!  Before the seats are gone, Register Now!

6/7-7/12, Tuesdays at Suffolk University, Boston, MA
6-730pm
Another Live Words presentation class held by Boston Speaks!  Learn storytelling, poetry, stand-up and a boatload more.  Brendyn will be heading the week 2 storytelling class.  Sign up today!

5/16, Monday, 7pm, Cambridge, MA
Come to the fightin’ city of Cambridge for an evening of Stories to Scenes! A crop of top tellers, Brendyn among them, will perform tales only for the improv troupe ImprovJones to riff off them. It’s a funny fascinating night you can’t miss!  Brendyn will be premiering an all-new and true tale of a dangerous ill-advised adventure in the belly of the Bangkok underworld! Buy your tix here

4/25-5/30, Mondays, 7:30-9pm, Boston, MA
Enroll in Boston Speaks/Live Words’ 6-week class and learn about storytelling, onstage body language, standup, improv and more. Brendyn will be teaching the storytelling and body language classes LiveWords has created the special, humbling promo code “BrendynRocks” that you can use for a discount when registering here

4/18, Monday, Cambridge, MA, 7pm
Catch Brendyn’s performance at the Massmouth Semifinals!
For details, click here

4/12, Tuesday, 7pm, Cambridge, MA
Brendyn will be popping in to tell a tale at Story Space, perhaps the oldest storytelling venue in the US! Meeting at the Out of the Blue Too Gallery in Central Square.  Mo’ details here!

4/9, Saturday, 7-8pm, Boston, MA
Brendyn is the featured teller at the Words Apart Storyslam at Emerson College.  Check out the Words Apart online zine by clicking here

4/2, Saturday 7:15pm, Amherst, MA
See Brendyn perform at the Sharing the Fire Festival (LANES).
For details, click here

3/31-5/5, Thursdays, 7-8:30pm, Brookline, MA
Take Brendyn’s 6-week Intro to Storytelling Class!
Grab some friends and
sign up straightaway!

3/24, Thursday, 7pm, Boston, MA
Brendyn will be flanked by some top-notch, award-winning tellers for a storytelling event, “Dog Tales.” Live storytelling, a book launch and signing of My Bad Bad Dog, a new picture book by Norah Dooley with illustrations by Alex Gerasev. All proceeds benefit StoriesLive! A thrilling night, a stupendous lineup.  Be there, be entertained!

3/21, Monday, 7pm, Cambridge, MA
Check out the last Massmouth show of the season with Brendyn opening the night.  The topic:  En Route.  Throw your name in the hat, tell your story on the subject and you could win the night!  Interested? Click here

2/25, Thursday, 9pm, Cambridge, MA
Brendyn will be one of the storytellers at ImprovBoston’s SketchHaus
Fo mo on the sho, go here

2/1, Monday, 5:30-7pm, Worcester, MA
Peep Brendyn as the featured storyteller at
the Culinary Imaginings Show.  For details, click here

1/31, Sunday, 6:30-8:30pm, West Acton, MA
Watch Brendyn’s performance at the Massmouth/Fugitive Productions’
Fresh Start Showcase. For details, click here


***Thanks to everyone who made it out to the 2015 Gigs!***

 

 

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