A live, variety game show series
  February, March, April , 2018

  April, May, June, 2019

  UPCOMING: December 12th, 2019, 7pm with contestants Rob Meyers, Caroline Derrig, and Coco Brown

In collaboration with Molly Coogan,Nate Luce, and Elisha Wiesner, Abby spearheads "Membership Down!" (a tip of the hat to the beloved adventure novel "Watership Down".) It's a series of live, variety game shows that take place at the Oak Bluffs Public Library. The team hosts three local contestants who vie to win cash prizes for the local charity of their choice. "Membership Down!" is free and features wacky, original, interactive games with loads of entertainment and pizza  - provided to a live, all-ages audience. Past contestants have included Alton Sterling, Sidney Morris, Sakiko Isomichi, Meredith Aldrich, Leah Crosby, Scott Hershowitz, Sara Ahren, Timothy McNerney, Rizwan Malik, Brent Alberghini, Jefferson Munroe, Holly Pretsky, Brian Dowd, Michael Barnes, Sharon Strimling, Claire Gross, Xavier Powers, and Gordon Healy. Other past participants include guest performers the MV Fly Girls: Jessica Francis, Alise Hagazian, Sophie Hiller, Lizzy Kent and co., and drag queen Reina del Taco, guest judges Anna Barber and Allyson Malik, DJ Jordan Bullinger, and membership-mates Lexi Willett, Flo Alexander, Nina Moore, Grace Hall, and Henry and Gus Coogan. Look forward to more MD next season!

"Membership Down!" has been supported, in part, by the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, Pizza di Napoli at the Loft, The Barn Bowl and Bistro, and the Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council.

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