“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 

March 16 Show Recap

March 16 Show Recap

On Sunday March 16, Story Sessions returned to City Winery for stories sharing the theme, “Phoenix Rising”, an exploration of triumph over adversity. Resident band, Dog 1, kicked off the night with an hour of bluegrass. Resident artist Betsy Cypert … Continue reading 

Love is… A recap of our February 16 show

By 5:30pm, there is already an eager line of story enthusiasts outside the main hall of City Winery. Inside, storytellers buzz around the green room. Musicians run through one final practice. Our guest artist prepares his canvases, brushes and paint … Continue reading