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Story Club PGH Story Slam:
Heat of the Moment

Tuesday, August 16
7:00 pm

Join City of Asylum and Story Club Pittsburgh for a monthly nonfiction storytelling series, mixing the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater. Organized and hosted by the former producers of The Moth Pittsburgh.

Every show has both spontaneous tellers and featured performers, all taking the stage to share stories based on a theme. August’s theme is Heat of the Moment. We skip September for LitFest and return in October with the theme of Bump in the Night. Sign up to be in the audience for the August program at the links above. October links are coming soon!

Calling all story lovers!

Featured performers are curated for each show, provide drafts of their stories (on the set theme), work with our producers to refine their tales, and are paid. To be considered to be a featured performer for August or October, email a written or mp3 version of your story to by August 7 (for the August 16 show). Learn more here.

There will be a few open-mic spots at the show and tellers will then be chosen randomly at showtime. Come prepared with a 5-8 minute story on our theme, if that’s your thing, or just come prepared to listen!