TONIGHT! Wed, May 6 | It’s Time for Tell It: Brooklyn


It is on once again, kiddos! Tell It: Brooklyn is back with stories about Truth, Lies & Consequences and a big ass celebration of the arrival of actual spring weather.

Join us to hear our incredible group of storytellers share their tales and drop your name in the can to tell one of your own!
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This month, we’re featuring: Lindsay Hoffman (The Moth, RISK! & Fresh 102.7), Melissa Shaw (Bowery Poetry Club, Jimmy’s #43), Courtney Antonioli (Split Personality, The PIT), Athalie Paynting, Anita Flores (Paste, Above Average) & Sharon Spell!

Meet us at The Fifth Estate, 506 Fifth Avenue between 12 & 13th St. in Park Slope.

Can drops at 7:30, stories start at 8. No cover, no drink minimum.

Time to Blossom!

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April 1st is near and it’s time for another Tell It: Brooklyn!  Last month, we had some great stories about lambs fighting the lions and this month, we have a chance to see how some of our favorite storytellers have blossomed.

From a blossom in reverse to a wily kid turned calm adult, we’ve got the stories.  But we also want you!  As always, the can is open to receive your name and determine your fate!  Drop in your name for a chance to get on stage and tell your own story. 

Join us this Wednesday, April 1st at The Fifth Estate in Park Slope to check out some sweet storytellers and drop your name in the can for a chance to get on stage and tell it!

8pm and FREE!

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.