The Improbable Places Poetry Tour

The Cabot

Feb. 19, 2015, 07:00 pm

286 Cabot Street

What’s this tour all about? It’s Montserrat College of Art’s way of bringing together student writers, local poets, area businesses and enthusiastic listeners to celebrate the power of poetry and community. At each tour stop a new venue and theme is selected. Opened in 1920 as a dream palace of vaudeville and silent movies, the beautiful Cabot Theatre has reopened. Poetry will take center stage for one night only!
An Iconic Theatre, huh? That’s right, folks. Poetry is on the marquee. We are seeking poems in any style that speak to the rich history of the Cabot. We also want movie poems, from blockbusters to cult classics. And poems about magic!
Disappearing acts and gold capes. Someone must have a villanelle about buttery popcorn and Snow Caps. We promise a night of magic and drama.
I’ve got a great poem about The Princess Bride. Can I read it on the stage? We are accepting submissions via email at [email protected] and in the Writing Studio, located at 238 Cabot Street, Montserrat College of Art. The deadline is Monday, February 16th. We’d love to read your work!
I don’t write poetry, but I sure am interested in this tour. Can I still attend the event? Sure! The event is free and open to the public. The concession stand will have all your favorites for sale and gift certificates to the theatre will be available to purchase. Come to applaud poetry and support the return of The Cabot.
Wait! I still have questions. Just ask Colleen Michaels, Montserrat’s Writing Studio Director. She’s at [email protected].

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