Photo: David A. Brown

Theatre Event

City Council Meeting

Performed Participatory Theatre


Created in a yearlong residency in Keene with New York artists Aaron Landsman, Mallory Catlett and Jim Findlay in collaboration with the Keene Public Library, City Council Meeting is performed participatory democracy, local government filtered through the lens of art, and performed by the audience. For one night, you can be the Mayor, a council member or simply an observer. Come and be a part of live democracy in action.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS: Conversation/Interactions, all at Keene Public Library.
1. Public talk by Aaron Landsman and Mallory Catlet, The Connection Between Creativity and Civic Engagement, Oct. 12.
2. Public performance by Rebecca Rule, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire,  Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
3. Book discussion, Tracy Kidder, Home Town, Oct. 23.
4. Open Dress Rehearshal of City Council Meeting, Oct. 28, 6 p.m.

City Council Meeting
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Wednesday, October 29, 7 p.m.

Heberton Hall, Keene Public Library
FREE admission. Tickets required - reserve at Redfern Box Office.

This performance of City Council Meeting is a collaboration with the Keene Public Library and was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This projectalso was made possible with support from the New Hampshire Humanities Council, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Experience more at

Photos: David A. Brown