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Storytelling in The Square: An Evening of Personal Narrative - AUGUST 2021 (Rain date from July)

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This is a rain makeup date from our show in July

In pre-COVID times, the bars, theaters, and bookstores of Chicago were bursting with personal storytelling events almost every night of the week, where friends and neighbors could come together and connect with one other via humor, vulnerability. and sometimes a few tears.

Things are beginning to open up, and we hope to be back soon, but we're not quite there yet.


After seven sold out shows in 2020 and one last month, we are pleased to once again present the opportunity to come together in the safe and controlled outdoor environment of North Center's spacious new square, to celebrate our shared humanity with a unique evening of personal stories from some of Chicago's finest storytellers. We'd love for you to join us.


Within a week of the performance, you will receive an email with full details. We'll also ask if you have additional party members who bought tickets separately, so that we can seat you with them. 



We will be abiding by all current local and national safety guidelines.


Limited tickets will be sold to ensure that there will be some spacing between parties (just to keep it comfortable for all). Clearly marked zones will be provided. You will be required to bring your own chair, blanket, or legs from which to view the performance.

Masks will not be required if you are vaccinated. All of the science, worldwide, points to outdoor transmission being basically non-existent, with the possible exception of densely packed crowds spending many hours together. We expect you to be a decent person and mask up if you are not yet vaccinated.

The performers will be at least 15-20 feet away from the front row, up on a raised stage. 



OUR STORYTELLERS


Louis Greenwald

Beth Horner
 
Betsey Manzoni

 Phyllis Porché

Ali Siddiqui

Scott Whitehair 




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* Stories will be somewhat family friendly due to the space (no profanity or gratuitous material) but adult-themed content may not be as engaging for those twelve and under.

*Yes, this time around you are welcome to bring a snack, picnic, etc!

* Free and metered parking is available in the surrounding area. (Please do not park in the CVS lot.)

* There are no public restrooms, except those inside local businesses that may or may not grant access to you.

* If weather is inhospitable, you will receive notice the morning of the show, and will be offered a rain date ticket or a refund.

* We will do everything we can to provide an ultra safe environment. However, as we all know, even this late stage of the pandemic is not 100% devoid of risk. We assume you have carefully thought through your ticket purchase and are willing to take full responsibility for the choice to join us. 


IF YOU ARE EXHIBITING SYMPTOMS OR HAVE RECENTLY BEEN EXPOSED TO A KNOWN CARRIER, WE TRUST AND EXPECT YOU TO STAY HOME!

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