Recap: “Love is…” Show

On February 22, we embraced the spirit of Valentines Day for our 2nd annual “Love is…” show. And what says “love is…” better than opening the show with a bluegrass set of murder ballads? Today’s musical guests were Chelsea Burns, … Continue reading 

Love is…Our February 22 Brunch

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Oh brunch, how I have longed for thee. And now, the wait is over.

On Sunday, February 22, Story Sessions is having a brunch show! Six performers will grace your benedict and bacon with true stories on the theme of “Love is…”

But it’s not what you think. It’s not a couples show. It doesn’t get all wrapped up in the end. Love is messy. Love is complicated. Love is weird. And that’s how we like it. Join us for this epic event and get your tickets today!

Story Sessions, “Love is…”
Date: Sunday, February 22
Location: City Winery, 1200 W Randolph
Doors open: 10:30am
Show begins: 11:00am
Tickets: City Winery website

Featured performers: MT Cozzola, Marty McConnell, Danielle Pinnock, James Sweeney, Ted Wesenburg and Tom Wolferman

Music by: Chelsea Burns, Dan Fuchs and Andy Miller

Produced by: Jill Howe and Rachael Smith

“Day of the Dad”: A recap of our June 15 show

On a perfect summer day, Story Sessions features six performers sharing tales about dads- having dads, being dads and remembering dads. As always, Betsy Cypert draws the stories live as they happen. Musicians Ben Benedict, Andy Miller and Rob Anderlik … Continue reading 

Next show: June 15 “Day of the Dad”

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This month’s Story Sessions falls on Fathers Day, so we’ll be bringing you the best and brightest storytellers and comedians from all over Chicago to tell their true, personal stories inspired by our theme, Day of the Dad. Just like family time, expect unexpected humor, truth bombs and good eating. A great way to spend Father’s Day, with or without Pops. Dad would want you to get there early and take in some live bluegrass tunes as well.
Get your tickets today!

5:30 pm: Doors open
6-7 pm: Live bluegrass music
7-9 pm: True stories, inspired by the theme “Day of the Dad”

Hosted by Deanna Moffitt
Produced by Rachael Smith & Jill Howe

Devoured! A recap of our May 21 show

On May 21st, our featured performers serve up six delicious stories about food for our “Devour” themed show.As an appetizer, Ben Benedict and Andy Miller of Dog 1, along with A Side of Bacon, warm up the room with a … Continue reading 

Devour our May 21 show!

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Join us in May for a middle-of-the-week story binge. Bring your appetite– our storytellers will be sharing tales of FOOD!

Wednesday, May 21
6:30- Doors open
7:00- Bluegrass pre-show
7:30- Stories begin

Featured performers are James Sweeney, Martha Bayne, Art Jackson + Chelsea Kalberloh Jackson, Mindy Segal, Dani Bryant and Diana Slickman. Get your tickets here!
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April 27 Recap: Around the World

What a long strange trip it’s been- both for this month’s storytellers and for Story Sessions celebrating our one-year anniversary! For our “birthday show”, we take a trip down memory lane, lighting up the room with a slideshow of photos, … Continue reading