The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song
Spoken word and theater artist Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan
Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17th
8:00 pm (a two part evening event with an intermission featuring free traditional refreshments)
Sunday, December 18
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm a one hour Matinee performance
After the performance there will be refreshments in the elegant Loring-Greenough House dining room.
Tickets: $20; $15 for ages 7-16
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.
About the Venue!
The Loring-Greenough House is a jewel of a preserved Georgian country mansion set on two acres of landscaped grounds, right opposite the Civil War monument, in the center of one of Boston's greenest neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain. Some parking is available in the Loring Greenough lot. Enter the driveway to the right of the house. Additional Parking is available on street or behind Blanchards liquors at 741 Centre Street.
The Loring-Greenough House is located at 12 South Street in Jamaica Plain, the place where Centre Street and South Street in Jamaica Plain meet.
Contact Living Myth: 617-522-4335