Photos from the February show

Photos from the February show

We asked for volunteer photographers, and Meg Gustafson stepped forward, camera in hand. Thanks Meg! Interested in photographing our next show on March 15? Let us know – email us at        

Meet our Readers: Claire Zulkey

We are totally geeked to have Claire Zulkey reading with us for the first time! Claire Zulkey is the longtime editor of and the producer of Funny Ha-Ha, the literary humor reading series that returns to the Hideout Friday, March 27. She is the author of the acclaimed Young Adult novel An Off Year … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Sarah Hollenbeck

WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST IS IN THE HOUSE!!! Come to our show on Sunday and hear from none other than Sarah Holllenbeck! Sarah is the new co-owner of Women & Children First, one of the last remaining feminist bookstores in the country. Her essays have been published in TriQuarterly, The CAF Review, the In Our … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Sheri Reda

Sheri is back! We LOVE this lady! Sheri Reda is a Certified Lifecycle Celebrant, which means she can marry you—or bury you, so watch out! She’s also a professional writer and editor whose book, Life-Cycle Celebrations, will be coming out this spring. Lately she’s been writing test questions for curriculum clients, so you can ask … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Kevin Gladish

Kevin Gladish is back, we love this guy! Kevin is very excited to return to That’s All She Wrote and to join such an amazing lineup! Kevin has been telling stories around Chicago at venues such as The Moth, Story Sessions, Story Club, This Much is True, WNEP’s Skald, and the side project. You can also hear … Continue reading


As you may or may not know, we’ve been renting chairs from the convenient and affable Doolin’s Party Supply, which has allowed us to provide seating for our audience since we moved to Great Lakes Tattoo last August. Their pricing is fair, but it was always our dream to someday have a set of folding chairs of our very … Continue reading

Wanted: Photographers!

Hiya! You may have noticed that sometimes we have great photos to share, and other times… not so much. If you’re a shutterbug and would like to volunteer your skills for us, let us know! We’ve got four guest VIP passes to Chicago Improv at Woodfield Mall, and/or could buy you dinner in exchange for your services. … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Allen Green

Our friend Allen Green is reading with us! Allen has been in the audience at several shows, and taken some great photos of our performers. We’re thrilled to have him step in front of the mic this month. Over the past 6 years, Allen Green has been a student at Second City, studying improvisation, storytelling, … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Alyson Lyon

ZOMIGOD we have a special SUPRISE READER… Alyson Lyon! Alyson is a storyteller from the way back, an Original Gangster of Live Lit, and that’s JUST TWO of her titles! Alyson Lyon, a graduate of DePaul’s Theatre School, has her hands in many artistic pots. She is a comedic performer/writer/director who also works as a makeup … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Alexandra Tsarpalas

We are thrilled to include Alexandra Tsarpalas in the our first lineup of 2015! Alexandra is a stand-up comic, storyteller and solo character performer. She was a contestant on the latest season of Impress These Apes, a regular with the kates and a cast member at 100 Proof Comedy. She is known for her quirky … Continue reading