Posted in April 2014

Meet our readers: Emmy Bean

Have you seen Emmy Bean perform? It’s pretty awesome. Here’s some stuff you might not know about her: Emmy Bean is a theater artist and musician living in Chicago. Recent performance work includes: Jenny Magnus’ The Lucky Ones at Rhino Fest 2014, The Carter Family Family Show with the Neo-Futurists, Caught: The Woods with the Fifth House Ensemble, Wake: a Folk Opera with the Whiskey … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Megan Stielstra

Our next reader is pretty much Chicago literary royalty, so if you haven’t seen her perform yet, or even if you have, you should come to the show on Sunday. Megan Stielstra’s essay collection, Once I Was Cool, is forthcoming in May. Her work is included or forthcoming in The Best American Essays, The Rumpus, … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Ira S. Murfin

We are so geeked to have Ira Murfin reading with us on Sunday. Here’s some cool stuff you probably didn’t know about him: Ira S. Murfin is a writer and theatre artist from Chicago. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre & Drama at Northwestern University. His dissertation examines talk-based … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Dwight L. Wilson

Are you ready for this? The former dean of students at my high school is crossing state lines to read at my show! I’d better be on my best behavior. Dwight L. Wilson is a retired educator who spent 41 years as a school professional. In addition to writing historical novels, he has published both … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Tess Lennon-Dorn

You guys!!!! Our next show is this Sunday, and we have five, count ’em FIVE readers! They’re a prolific group, so prepare yourselves, this is going to be some hard core literature.  Kicking off our April lineup is Tess Lennon-Dorn. Tess was born and raised in Chicago. She attended the Chicago Waldorf School’s Early Childhood … Continue reading