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Wealthy Theatre: Wege Auditorium

The Change | Live Stage Debut

An up-and-coming play meant to provoke shifts in perspective. Reflecting on the darkness inside all of us; a dense script w/ horror undertones. Revolves around the two lives and afterlives of Giovanna Ryan and Evelyn Clarke (two unique opposites) and the ripple effect that stems from their wake.

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The Change | Live Stage Debut
The Change | Live Stage Debut

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2023, 7:30 PM EDT – Nov 05, 2023, 2:00 PM EST

Wealthy Theatre: Wege Auditorium, 1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA

About the event

The Change

By Calyn Liberati

Original Psychological Thriller:

An up-and-coming script meant to provoke a shift in perspective and to enhance spiritualism within us all. Reflecting on the darkness inside all of us; a dense script with horror undertones. Revolves around the two lives and afterlives of Giovanna Ryan and Evelyn Clarke (two unique opposites) and the ripple effect that stems from their wake. A twisted and thrilling symbolism of the world around us, inspiring new ways of thinking. Many themes are explored throughout their stories as well as the character 'Him' (a depiction of the devil himself).

It's time to kick it up a notch; after a huge success launching our full-scale innovative virtual performance in October 2021. We are back for another worldwide casted production; and are hitting the stage with our live debut at Wealthy Theatre!

Igniting change one voice at a time, we continue our mission with our charity founder, Calyn Liberati, bringing to life an original script, the way it was always intended. Making its way to the big stage in NYC, it all starts here in the heart of Grand Rapids, MI. Breaking barriers while fighting to end disconnection worldwide. We don’t stop here with this debut.

Join us and be one of the first to take part in our journey, as we pave the way to a better future with an influential script and live immersive experience unlike anything you've ever seen.

Our main goal: To make you think… We allow viewers an opportunity to challenge standard ways of traditional thought patterns, while enhancing perception towards the overall meaning of life. And we do so with a haunting thriller that will keep you on your feet until the bitter end.

We hope that the story being told resonates with each audience and conveys a message (one of many messages) that we are more connected than society leads us to believe. And that your perception can shape your entire way of living.

***ATTENTION***

The closer you are to the stage the more you get to truly engage/participate in the live immersive experience of our storytelling. Please refer to the floor chart for a breakdown of ticket pricing. Varies according to proximity to the main stage.

>>November 2nd - November 5th<<

Live Q&A with the entire cast immediately following each performance.

Thursday-Saturday

-7:30 PM (Lobby Opens @ 6:30 PM)

Sunday Matinee

-2:00 PM (Lobby Opens @ 1:00 PM)

(Show runs approx. 1hr45min with a 15min intermission in between acts)

***Strobe effects and gunshots will be used.***

WARNING!!! This show contains heavy adult content, violence, and language. It is intended for mature audiences only. (Ages 18+)

—WORLDWIDE CAST—

Your support means the world to us!

HIM: Jervon Monroe

GIOVANNA RYAN: Maiken Poulsen*

EVELYN CLARKE: Megan Bruno*

GIO 2: Alexandra Recknagel

EVE 2: Calyn Liberati*

EMERY DELUCCI Patrick Feeney

NOAH RYAN: Bernie Mabois*

BONES: Eastin Kandt*

UNDERSTUDY: Gian Carlol Arrunategui*

—TECH/CREW—

Producer, Writer, Director: Calyn Liberati*

Stage Manager: Tina DeShane

Assistant Director: Madison Pannebaker*

Outreach: Megan Bruno*

Editor: Christian Valera*

Production Assistants: Megan Bruno*, Lexie Kaehill* & Madison Pannebaker*

Technical Crew: A special thanks to Wealthy Theatre's advanced technical team!

*Asterisk denotes current members of our Bridges & Butterflies creative collaborative community.

ABOUT OUR CHARITY:

Presenting to the world our one-of-a-kind message to spark others to present theirs. We were born out of a strong desire to provide individuals and brands with the quality creative services they need in order to stay ahead - while focusing our mindset on the glass half full - not half empty! We won’t rest until we achieve these results — no matter which creative outlet passions lay, we are here to help shape the world. The times may have changed, but our love for all ounces of creativity and problem-solving hasn't. We’re driven by technology and innovation to ensure we fulfill our key mission of helping change the world.

Building our community from the ground up since 8/20/2020 - all resources are to help develop our main purpose and mission. Paying it forward to each individual, with patience and virtue. In faith of a brighter tomorrow, actively being the change we seek. In this time of darkness we can help each other find the light. Helping to build security, protection, stability, foundation, and connections to others.

B&B is a registered nonprofit 501(c)3 tax exempt. Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.

Wealthy Theatre / GRCMC Membership Become a member of GRCMC & Wealthy Theatre to enjoy full bar access, ticket discounts on select events, and access to media/production education & resources. All while helping support vital community platforms, voices, and the non-profit historic community venue: Wealthy Theatre. Memberships start at $12/year and you can sign-up online at: https://www.grcmc.org/membership/why. For faster in-person membership verification, show your membership transaction receipt to WT staff.

Face Masks recommended, but not required. Masks are available for those in need at the box office. Please be mindful & respectful of your neighbors in the auditorium & lobby. Enjoy the show.

LOCATION Wealthy Theatre: Wege Auditorium

1130 Wealthy St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506 USA

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