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MPLS: Story Club Minneapolis

  • Bryant-Lake Bowl 810 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55407 United States (map)

Story Club Minneapolis is a live monthly storytelling show featuring both an open mic segment and a curated set of performers from all over the Twin Cities arts scene and beyond. Story Club showcases true, autobiographical stories -- especially stories that are bold, vulnerable, unexpected, and connected to the complexity of our cultural environment. No two Story Club evenings are ever alike, but each month when we wrap up the show, we feel like we’ve witnessed a new, unique little community coming together.

So! Starting at 6pm, audience members are invited to put their names in the hat for the opportunity to tell an up-to-7-minute story onstage (Requirements? Has to be a story, has to be true, has to be about you!). When the show begins at 7, three or four tellers are drawn at random to perform, and they'll be followed by our featured guests. Does this make you want to tell a story? GOOD! (Do it! Do it! Do it!)

Tickets are on a sliding scale from $8 - $15, and are available at the door, or by phone:
(612) 825-8949
or in advance online:
http://www.bryantlakebowl.com/theater/ (see calendar for exact brownpapertickets.com link)

Story Club’s host and producer is actor/writer Amy Salloway! She’s the creator of the award-winning autobiographical touring solo plays Does This Monologue Make Me Look Fat?, So Kiss Me Already, Herschel Gertz!, and Circumference, as well as the two-person show Entwined. She’s contributed true personal stories to programs on MPR and CBC, and has been both a storyteller and story coach for the hit national podcast RISK! You can take memoir and creative writing classes from Amy through Minneapolis Community Education, and storytelling workshops through The Story Studio. Find out more at Amy’s Facebook page Awkward Moment Productions.

June featured tellers to be announced…