October 25 Recap: Petrified

October 25 Recap: Petrified

Saturday, October 25 was the perfect fall day for a night under the stars at The Little House of Glencoe. Guests arrived early for a plentiful potluck and to enjoy a campfire favorite- tiny wieners. Guest musicians, “Brakes on the … Continue reading 

Campfire Illustrated

Campfire Illustrated

On October 25, our resident artist, Betsy Frymire, created a charcoal drawing of each story in the glow of the campfire. Amy Sumpter shows us you can get out of a speeding ticket by telling the officer you’re being chased … Continue reading 

October 25: Campfire Show!

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Story Sessions welcomes fall with one of our favorite traditions- stories around a real campfire at The Little House of Glencoe. Listen to the crackling of the wood and warm your face while six featured performers bring you stories on our theme, “Petrified”.

Our pre-show includes a potluck and live music. Dress warmly and bring your favorite snacks. We’ll provide hot chocolate and s’mores. The campfire is an intimate gathering- space is limited! Get your tickets early for a spooktacular Saturday night!

Saturday, October 25, 7-9pm
The Little House of Glencoe (690 Birch Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022)
6:30: Pre-show potluck
7:00: Stories begin
Tickets are $15 at Brown Paper Tickets or at the event, if still available.
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Featured performers:
Amy Sumpter, Jen Ellison, Kevin Gladish, Patrick Brennen, Gina Watters and Kendra Stevens

Read more about our performers here.
Hosted by co-producers Rachael Smith and Jill Howe.

“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 

Dads Illustrated

This Father’s Day, six storytellers share dad-inspired tales for our appropriately themed show, “Day of the Dad”. Our resident artist, Betsy Cypert, captures this beautiful evening as she draws the stories live. Shannon Cason explains the rules of a balloon … 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