Smithtown, NY - November 29, 2014 - (iNewswire)
Long Island’s only local storytelling slam, titled (mostly) TRUE THINGS is a monthly event featuring Long Island storytellers from all walks of life telling 8-minutes true stories without notes, but with a bit of a twist from most storytelling slams. The next performance is Sunday December 14 at 4 pm at The Performing Arts Studio of New York, 224 E. Main St in Port Jefferson, NY. Tickets are $10. For reservations call 631-366-4265 or buy online at Brown Paper Tickets Featured storytellers include psychic medium Lyn Cavataio and Long Island rhythm & blues singer Stephanie Gholson and 2 more to be announced, each sharing an 8-minute true story. One of those stories will be absolutely true. The other 3 are peppered with little white lies, distortions or cleverly crafted fabrications. After the stories the audience gets into the act, questioning the storytellers, then voting for the nothing-but-the-truth teller. Winners get a prize. The audience is as entertaining as the storytellers and the truth about each story comes out in the end. Everyone experiences the humor, heart and human connection that makes live storytelling of true – or mostly true – personal accounts a compelling and popular form of entertainment.
Hosted by Jude Treder-Wolff, whose solo storytelling show CRAZYTOWN: my first psychopath was featured at The Peoples Improv Theater, Actors Theatre Workshop, The Midtown International Theatre Festival, The Charles B. Wang Center at Stonybrook University and the 2012 Chicago and San Francisco Fringe Festivals. She has performed her solo cabaret/comedy at New York City venues including Broadway Comedy Club New York Comedy Club, Stand-Up New York, The Duplex, and Danny’s Skylight Room as well as clubs and fundraising events around the country. Her story “Winter Storm” is on the Christmas Day 2013 broadcast of Kevin Allison’s RISK! podcast. Produced by Lifestage, IncContact Info:
Suite 202 496 Smithtown Bypass
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Original Source: Long Island's Only Local Storytelling Slam Brings (Mostly) True Holiday-themed Stories to Port Jefferson on December 14