Posted in July 2013

The post-it notecards are in!!!

And they’re beautiful!!!!  Message us at if you’re interested in buying a set, we’ll also have them available at the next show on Sunday, August 11.  $1 each or the set of 11 cards for $10.

Meet our Readers: Linda Montgomery

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce the intriguing and allegedly gluten-free Linda Montgomery: On hiatus for the last 11 years from acting, Linda Montgomery was thrilled to find the Live Lit Community here in Chicago. After seeing Arlene Malinowski’s show “Speak Easy, Speak Hard” last Summer, she caught the bug and jumped into writing … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Andrew Reilly

Hello and welcome to our August lineup!  We’re having a wonderful summer, and we hope you are too.  Get ready for a great lineup for our August 11 show, beginning with Andrew Reilly. Andrew Reilly is a writer of many things, some true and some false. His journalism, fiction, essays, and photography have been featured in … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Ray Teresi

Ray Teresi has been the official/unofficial Audio Guy for That’s All She Wrote for the past few shows. He showed up one night with his own equipment, installed himself at the table next to the mic and music stand, and made everybody sound awesome. We couldn’t be more thrilled to have him telling his own … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Janna Sobel

Our Bastille Day lineup continues with the lyrical and fabulous Janna Sobel. Janna Sobel is a writer, performer and director.  She also teaches these things to adults and young people at The Second City training center, The University of Chicago Lab School, Mudlark Theater Company, and the Old Town School of Folk Music.  She is … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Lily Be

Our Frenchtastic Bastille Day lineup continues with none other than Lily Be, who has this to say about herself: “I’m a nanny, a momma, a woman of life. I’m an Urban Legend, a Queen and a Killer. I’m a flower, I’m a verb – Ladies and Gents: I am Lily Be.” She’s too modest to … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Jesse Bob Harper

Get ready for That’s All She Wrote: Bastille Day Edition!!  We’ll be playing Les Misérables on a loop and eating cheese with our fingers, because I’m pretty sure that’s what French people do.  We won’t really be doing either of those things, but we but we WILL be telling stories at Swim Cafe!! Kicking off our … Continue reading