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[Video] The #CloseToHome Ensemble Talks Family

The Casts of Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler and Birds of North America by Anna Moench recently got together to discuss their families, the families in the plays, and the challenges facing new moms today:

What does Family mean to you? What are the biggest challenges facing your family today? We welcome your comments and invite you to join the conversation July 11-28 at Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance.

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Our New Mission

MISSION

To engage our region with new and reimagined theatre in intimate settings,
creating a body of work that moves, connects, and challenges all who join the conversation.

We founded Thrown Stone on February 16, 2016 with a dream to make new theatre in Ridgefield. This was how we started: Read more

BIrd is the Word

July 26: Bird is the Word

Friday, July 26 at 7PM

Thrown Stone, Ridgefield Library, Keeler Tavern Museum, and The Connecticut Audubon Society invite you to a pre-show exhibition and mingle with noted print collector, Joel Third,  Charles Stebbins, and a special guest. Joel will offer a sneak preview of some of the Audubon prints he plans to exhibit this fall at the Ridgefield Library.

Snacks will be served, and the bar will be open.

This free pre-show event will be followed by an 8pm performance of Birds of North America by Anna Moench. Tickets available at thrownstone.org.

Expressing Motherhood

Announcing the Cast of Expressing Motherhood

Thrown Stone is pleased to announce the casts of our two special performances of Expressing Motherhood on July 23 at 7pm and 9pm at Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance. Tickets go on sale on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 12 at 10am.

Seating is extremely limited, and the event is expected to sell out.

Expressing Motherhood Connecticut

TUESDAY, July 23 at 7pm

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Tuesday, July 23 at 9pm

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Since 2008, moms have been sharing their stories at Expressing Motherhood performances across the country. The show is built for the non-famous, non-published, and people who want to get out and express themselves.  Read more

July 29: Meet the Playwrights

“Meet the Playwrights,” a lively and candid discussion with the award-winning authors of Cry it Out and Birds of North America will take place at the Ridgefield Library on July 29 at 7pm. In this Skype interview, led by SPACE on Ryder Farm founder Emily Simoness, Molly Smith Metzler and Anna Moench answer your questions about their plays live from Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by TownVibe and the Ridgefield Library, this is a unique opportunity to hear from two of the most exciting playwrights in the American Theatre as they discuss their process, their work on stage and screen, and the meaning of #CloseToHome.

Cocktails by Litchfield Distillery and light refreshments will be served. Free admission.

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Birdhouse Decorating Contest

May 4: Vote for Your Favorite Birdhouse

Thrown Stone invites you to our continuing series of community events around the theme,  #CloseToHome.

Compete in our Birdhouse Decorating Contest!

At the Free Spring Fling, Thrown Stone gave away over 50 bird houses for our Birdhouse Decorating Contest. If you did not get a birdhouse from Thrown Stone, you can still participate with your own birdhouse, built from scratch or purchased at any craft store. Read more