The Theatre at Ace Hotel
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
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A night of true stories, documentary films, photography, and radio from some of our favorite writers, performers, and musicians. Unrecorded, live onstage.
New York Times
Fast-paced, loose, often funny, and wholly unpredictable
San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles Times
Highbrow / Brilliant
New York Magazine
Some of the country’s most interesting writers, filmmakers, photographers, radio producers, and illustrators share new, true stories onstage.
Stories come to life on a giant screen filled with photographs, films, illustrations, and animations.
A Live Score
Story soundtracks are composed and performed live onstage by Magik*Magik Orchestra.
A Fascinating Audience
Curious, creative people come to see old friends and meet new ones.
A Beautiful Theater
Venues like BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in New York, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, and The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
A Great Party
Performers and audience members swap stories over drinks after the show.
Some Magic Nobody Can Quite Put Their Finger On
It’s kind of hard to explain, but it helps to hear from someone who’s been…
Illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton
Photographs by Jon Snyder
Funny, touching and inspiring