Story Jam will launch a new monthly storytelling show at Artifact Events on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. CDT at 4325 North Ravenswood Avenue in Chicago. This PRIDE celebration show will be the first in a series to take place on the last Wednesday of each month.
Story Jam is known for its elaborate personal stories, excellent musicianship, and bringing energy, social awareness, and diversity to the Chicago storytelling scene.
Perfect for music lovers and listeners to NPR’s The Moth or podcasts that feature real personal stories, this show creates a singular experience with its combination of professional writers, actors, musicians and comedians. Nor is there another storytelling show adding clever original songs to echo personal stories.
UPCOMING DATES (with ticket links):
June 29: Story Jam and OUTspoken celebrate Pride Month; July 27: Story Jam & Cerqua Rivera Dance Theater collaborate for an evening of song, dance and storytelling; August 31: Story Jam Solo (solo show with original music); September 28 featuring world-renowned cellist Ian Maksin; October 26: storytelling & music open mic; November 30: You’re Being Ridiculous and Story Jam present a Night of Humor.
Led by Creative Director, Stephanie Rogers, Story Jam has been raising diverse voices since its inception in 2014. Rogers, a veteran singer-songwriter and former television and film actress, is inspired by her passion for personal stories and her training in theater and music.
Featured on radio, TV, and on its own podcast of the same name, Story Jam is a dynamic, heartfelt, and eclectic experience like no other. In addition to its entertainment factor, Story Jam believes that identifying and sharing personal and cultural stories can help create a more compassionate and inclusive world.
All shows have a Pay-What-You-Can option to accommodate all audiences. Artefact Events is wheelchair accessible.
Learn more at www.StoryJamShow.com.