Next Tell It: Wed, Mar 4 | Lambs vs. Lions

You guys! We’re so totes thrilled about our upcoming edition of Tell It: Brooklyn.

We’ve lined up some amaze-balls superstar storytellers of the NYC scene to come out and entertain you, and you do NOT want to miss it.

Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 9.05.43 AMFeaturing:

SAM DINGMAN – Risk!, The Moth, The Billfold, Too Beautiful To Live &

ROBIN GELFENBIEN – Yum’s the Word, Mortified & The Soundtrack Series

LILY KARLIN – The Pit, The Stand & The Huffington Post

BRAD LAWRENCE – Girls on Film, Best in Show, BTK Band & Hotsy Totsy Burlesque

SANDI MARX - Six Word Memoirs, The Moth & the Risk! podcast

And of course, we’re saving space on the stage for YOU. If you’ve got a story that fits the theme, drop your name in our can for a chance at 5 minutes to tell your true tale. No paper, no props.

Tell It: Brooklyn | Lambs vs. Lions | March 4 at 8PM

It’s seriously guaranteed to be the absolute best show we’ve ever done since the last one we did.

As always, there’s no cover, no drink minimum and lots of free hugs from Susan. (Victoria’s hugs are shared on a case-by-case basis.)

Can’t wait to see you there!


Tell Your Story on March 4 | Lions Vs. Lambs

Hey guys! Tell It: Brooklyn is looking for guest storytellers for our March 4 show, “Lambs Versus Lions.”

Think David/Goliath, Clarice/Buffalo Bill, your 3rd grade math teacher/you … you get how this theme thing goes.

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If you’ve got a story that fits and you want a shot at being on our show, just send us a quick synopsis to and tell us about it. Please use the subject line: Pitch for Lambs v. Lions.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, February 19 EXTENDED to Friday, February 20!

** PLEASE ** do not keep your surprise endings a surprise from us. We need to know your whole story to make our selections; we promise we won’t tell.

February 4 | Breaking Up Isn’t That Hard to Do

Join us Wednesday, February 4

Tell It: Brooklyn | Breaking Up Isn’t That Hard to Do

Before you go blow your paycheck on roses and chocolate this Valentine’s Day, come hear some stories about relationships that didn’t go so well, and the people who are better off as a result.

Maybe you don’t need those fancy pants reservations after all.

Featuring Storytellers: Ginny Liese (The Shame Game), Nelson Lugo (The EPIC PIEcast), Anita Flores (Questionable Drawings), Reuben Hayslett (Storytellers at Rustik), Kelli Dunham (Queer Memoir), and Gail Thomas (The Moth, Beavis & Butthead)

And as always, we want to hear from YOU!

Do you have a true story about dumping someone (or being dumped)? Drop your name in our can for the chance at 5 minutes to tell us about why Breaking Up Isn’t That Hard to Do.

Can drops at 7:30, stories at 8. No cover, no drink minimum; lots of magic.

Want to Tell a Story About Why Breaking Up Isn’t That Hard to Do?

Tell It: Brooklyn is currently accepting story pitches for our February 4 show.

Our theme is Breaking Up Isn’t That Hard to Do.

Do you have a story that fits? Do you want to come out and Tell It?

Send us a quick synopsis to with “Breaking Up Pitch” in the subject line.

You’ve got stories. We want to hear them.

Be sure to email us by January 20. We’re selecting 5 performers for the show. The final lineup will be announced by January 23.

Can’t wait to read what you’ve got for us!

Jan 7 | Tell It Presents: Broken Promises

Though we haven’t made our New Year’s resolutions yet, we know by the time the 1st Tell It: Brooklyn of 2015 rolls around, they’ll be broken. So, we’ve decided we’re gonna talk about it.

Tell It: Brooklyn | Broken Promises

Join us January 7 at 8 PM for a night of stories and laughs and shame-free confessions about times we didn’t stick to our word.

The Fifth Estate, Park Slope | 506 Fifth Ave btw. 12 & 13 | F/G/D/N/R to 4th Ave & 9th St

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We’ve invited an amazing lineup of storytellers to come out & tell true tales about their own broken promises so we don’t feel so bad about ourselves, including:

And of course, we also want to hear from YOU!

Drop your name in our can for the chance to tell us a true 5-minute story about one of your own broken promises.

We swear we won’t judge.

Can drops at 7:30, stories at 8. No cover, no drink minimum; lots of magic.


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