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Long Story Long

October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Long Story Long is a storytelling show created to let the audience get to know the performers a little better. Most stories onstage are just a sliver of a person. Long Story Long offers not just a glimpse, but a video. A chapter instead of a page. A Vine instead of an Instagram.

With more time to share, performers are able to mold their craft in a different and challenging way.
Longform stories allow us to come along with them on their journey.

The show is upstairs at 61 Local, a cute gastropub that serves only local food, wine, and beer.

Larry Rosen has been performing, teaching, directing, and producing storytelling, theater, improvisation, and sketch comedy for more than 20 years, through institutions including Second City and The New York International Fringe Festival. An instructor with The Moth since 2009, Larry has had the privilege of working with storytellers representing rich and diverse communities across the US and in Africa.
Joe Charnitski is a 2-time Moth Slam winning writer and performer who had his story Haunted, Abandoned, Insane featured on The Moth podcast in October 2016. He has appeared at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, the Nuyorican Poets Café, the Magnet Theater, Atlas Performing Arts Center, and other venues throughout the country. His one-man show, Joe Charnitski’s Funeral, was named a “Best Bet” in the 2017 FRIGID Festival in NYC and “Best of Fringe” at the 2017 Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C.
Opening musical act: Zoë Aqua is a Brooklyn-based violinist. From February to August of 2017, she served as the full-time understudy for the Klezmatics’ Lisa Gutkin in the Broadway production of “Indecent”, ultimately going onstage over 18 times. “Indecent” is a Tony-winning play by esteemed playwright Paula Vogel about the creation of the Yiddish play “The God of Vengeance.” Quickly becoming an in-demand violinist in the klezmer scene, Zoë is a co-founder of Tsibele, a five-woman ensemble. Tsibele released their debut album “It’s Dark Outside/ In Droysn iz Finster” in September 2017.

Suggested donation: $12
Tickets available at the door.
Doors at 6:45. Stories at 7:15. Drinking begins at your discretion. 😉


October 18, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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