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Urban Tellers®
Next Show: July 11 at Alberta Abbey

Veronica Swehla, Amy Pearson, Samuel Willoughby, Michael Alexander, Enrique E. Andrade, Talen Nikolai Moe

Buy $15 TIX until 5PM on day of the show
7PM-8PM TIX are $18 at the door

Celebrated author Philip Pullman said, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” On July 11, nourish your spirit with Portland Story Theater’s last Urban Tellers® show of the season. Showcasing the real, true stories of ordinary people, Urban Tellers® performances are shaped by the truth of the present moment. With only ten minutes each to tell their stories, our six tellers take the stage and share a defining moment of their lives. Sometimes funny, often surprising, but always touching, the performances explore the craft of storytelling in its most authentic and vulnerable state.

At only $15 in advance, the affordable price of admission makes Portland Story Theater the obvious choice for entertainment in the city. With a free appetizer bar and affordable drinks from Rogue Ales and Hip Chicks Do Wine available for purchase, every show has a party atmosphere. Eat, drink, mingle--and enjoy amazing stories from community members like you!

Hosted by Portland Story Theater founders, Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy, whose quirky, eccentric style has been compared to Burns and Allen, Stiller and Meara, and even those crazy SNL middle-school music teachers, the Culps.



Great review by Oregon Arts Watch
Bob Hicks, Oregon Arts Watch © 2013

Top Ten of 2014

This past year we had the great fortune to work with so many beautiful people who created an amazingly eclectic body of work. There were so many good stories it was almost impossible to narrow it down. But as we begin a new year, we want to share ten of our 2014 favorites with you. These stories -- and many others -- are available for viewing on our YouTube channel. Many can be downloaded as Podcasts from our new SoundCloud channel. Subscribe to both and don't miss a thing. Enjoy!

Warren McPherson, Bucking The List
[ video | podcast ]

Leigh Hancock, Bad Review
[ video | podcast ]

Tim Stapleton, It Was Snowing
[ video | podcast ]

Annie LaGanga, Ex Libris
[ video ]

John Mink, A Bump In The Road Less Traveled
[ video | podcast ]

Lena Moon, The Miracle of Honey
[ video | podcast ]

Howard Bulick, Migration
[ video | podcast ]

Kate Raphael, The Things We Carry
[ video ]

Daniel LaForce, ...My Father's Son
[ video ]

Jeri Jenkins, The Porch
[ video | podcast ]  

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