Posted in March 2015

Meet our Readers: Shay DeGrandis

Shay DeGrandis is the bizzomb. She produces and hosts the Chicago edition of Mortified, a comedy show of “personal redemption through public humiliation.” Helping performers bring to light their most awkward adolescent writing, she persuades them to get over their own self-censorship and share their shame with strangers. She thinks it’s good to expose yourself. … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Lily Be

If you’ve never seen Lily tell a story, well – my friend, you are seriously missing out. Lily Be is a momma, a nanny, a friend, and a storyteller. She’s a wise Mexican badass from Humboldt Park with a straight from the hip style of storytelling that has made her stand out in the storytelling … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: MT Cozzola

We are thrilled to have one of our favorite babes in the lineup after a lengthy absence – everyone, meet MT Cozzola! MT Cozzola is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists. If you’re interested in labor history or magical realism, check out her upcoming projects at a benefit for the new Mother Jones Museum and … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Archy Arch J

Our next show is happening this Sunday, which happens fall on the Ides of March, -the day that Julius Caesar was murdered AND the name of a Chicago area band that recorded exactly one hit: Vehicle. It’s a day when anything can happen, ANYTHING! Celebrate the recent thaw and the coming of spring with our … Continue reading