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, November 2, 2022

Double Edge Theatre - Upcoming Performances & Events in November

WHAT: Double Edge Theatre Upcoming Performances & Events
WHERE: 948 Conway Road Ashfield, MA 01330
WHEN: November 2022

For Information Contact: Sandy Timmerman

Nov 4-6 at 7:30 pm

Directed and devised by DE Design Director Jeremy Louise Eaton
and co-created with the DE Company

Layering large puppetry, shadow, and song, Lightning takes place at the collision point between the worlds of our internal and external experiences. We look at our past and tell the birth story of the inner monsters we both need and deny.

Before Lighting there will be a pre-performance musical offering by DE Company Member Robert Carlton.

Something Else & reading premiere of How We Go Missing?
Nov 11 & 12 at 7:30 pm

Co-produced by the Ohketeau Cultural Center and Anishinaabe Theater Exchange

Something Else
Written and performed by DE Company Member Tomantha Sylvester
Directed by DE Co-Artistic Director Jennifer Johnson

We follow Lucy, an incarcerated Native American woman on death row, as she seeks connection in her final moments.

How We Go Missing
A reading premiere performed by the Anishinaabe Theater Exchange

Written by Carolyn Dunn (Muskogee Creek/Cherokee/Tunica-Choctaw-Biloxi)
and Tomantha Sylvester (Anishinaabe/ Ojibwe)

How We Go Missing examines the impact on those left behind, Indigenous sisterhood, and some of the ways in which Native women, in particular, go missing both physically and through erasure.

The Living Presence of Our History Part VII
Nov 13 at 1 pm

Presented by The Ohketeau Cultural Center and Double Edge Theatre. This is the 7th in a series of panel conversations with Indigenous community members and allies regarding issues faced today by Native peoples. This panel will focus on Native playwrights. This is an in-person event at Double Edge Theatre and will also be livestreamed. For ticket information please write to or

Rainbow Exodus
Nov 18-20 at 7:30 pm

Created and performed by Company Associate Karol Matuszak
Directed and Designed by DE Co-Artistic Director Travis Coe

Rainbow Exodus is one man’s journey to escape the confines of his conservative upbringing in Poland where people are increasingly hostile towards the LGBTQ+ community.

Following each performance, there will be a respondency with Barbara Lanciers, Executive Director of the Trust for Mutual Understanding, a funding agency focussed on art and environmental exchange between the US and 29 countries of the regions of Central and Eastern Europe, and Harold Steward, Executive Director and Cultural Strategist of Boston’s The Theater Offensive, a company that presents liberating art by, for, and about queer and trans people of color.

Box Office is now open for
Lightning, Something Else / How We Go Missing, and Rainbow Exodus


For for more information or if you have questions, please call our Box Office at:
(413) 628-0277 x 502

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