Poster From We’re All in This Together: Summer 2016

We’re All in This Together: The Dialogue Play Festival Our young playwrights are paired with professional artists to devise short plays that explore and re-imagine our relationship with the audience. In partnership with Strange Attractor  

PEDAL POWER: The Bicycle Play!

 “New collaborative play by kids to explore how bicycles empower communities” (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) will stage its next performance: Pedal Power: The Bicycle Play, December 1-4. Performances will take place at 7pm on Thursday and Friday, and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, in the Blackbox at AS220 at 95 Empire Street […]

WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: The Dialogue Play Festival

 “New plays by young people devised with Strange Attractor, explore relationship with audience and each other”   (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) will stage its next performance: August 4-7. Performances will take place at 7pm on Thursday and Friday, and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, in AS220’s blackbox at 95 Empire Street in […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, OLD FAITHFUL: The National Park Plays!

“New short plays by kids celebrate the 100th birthday of National Parks” (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) will stage its next performance: May 5-8th. Performances will take place at 7pm on Thursday and Friday, and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, in the Blackbox at AS220 on Empire Street downtown. There will be a […]

WORK IT OUT: The Work and Labor Play

WORK IT OUT: the work and labor play WORK IT OUT: The Work and Labor Play is the culminating performance of The Manton Avenue Project’s TAG TEAM program, an afterschool playwriting course held at MAP’s Clubhouse in Olneyville. Nine young playwrights, 5th and 6th graders, will collaborate on a play about work.  For this project, The […]

Press Release: WORK IT OUT – the work and labor play

 “New collaborative play about work and labor written by 5th and 6th grade MAP playwrights” February 1, 2016 (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) will stage its next performance: WORK IT OUT: The work and labor play, March 10-13, 2016. Performances will take place at 7pm on Thursday and Friday, and 2pm on Saturday […]

INTO THE DEEP: The Narragansett Bay Plays

INTO THE DEEP: The Narragansett Bay Plays! December 3-6 AS220 Blackbox       What do a squid, a ghost ship, and Ida Lewis have in common? The Narragansett Bay, of course! Join us as 4th grade playwrights at The Manton Avenue Project tackle this history of our beautiful bay and the challenges we face […]

Press Release: RISCA Awards ONE and MAP Grant for Paragon Mills Theatre Space

RISCA AWARDS ONE NEIGHBORHOOD BUILDERS CULTURAL FACILITIES GRANT TO DEVELOP NEW THEATRE SPACE FOR MAP AND OTHERS IN OLNEYVILLE January 11, 2016 (Providence, RI) The Manton Avenue Project (MAP) is thrilled to announce that their partners at ONE Neighborhood Builders are recipients of a competitive RISCA Cultural Facilities Grant to transform unused space at the […]