The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Serious Play Theatre Ensemble and Ko Festival of Performance present Moving Water

WHAT: Serious Play Theatre Ensemble and Ko Festival of Performance present MOVING WATER
WHEN: July 22-25, Thurs.– Sat. at 8pm, Sun. at 4pm 
WHERE: Workroom Theatre 33 Hawley St., Northampton, MA.  

In the face of rising sea levels, a new devised theatre piece about climate change, & how water fragility shapes our human interactions…

LIVE: July 22-25, Thurs.– Sat. at 8pm, Sun. at 4pm with a talkback
Workroom Theatre | APE@Hawley | Arts Trust | 33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA.     

WEB: July 30–Aug 1, Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, 4pm with talkbacks
via online through Ko Festival of Performance
Multi-camera recording by Northampton Open Media


a 2-year collaboration by Serious Play Theatre Ensemble
written by Eric Henry Sanders
direction: Sheryl Stoodley
original music: Jonny Rodgers
set & video design: Robin Doty
lighting design Sabrina Hamilton
with actors: Kermit Dunkelberg, Ximena Salmerón, Will Swyers

Questions: or 413-588-7439
And check out the new Serious Play website:

Serious Play’s MOVING WATER is supported by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Northampton Arts Council, a grant from the Network of Ensemble Theaters’ Travel & Exchange Network (NET/TEN), supported by lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Scarlet Sock Foundation; and Art Angels. Sponsors include: David Martula CFP(R), Alyssa F. Wright Consulting, Whalen Insurance, and Bartlett M. Doty. 

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