Live Shows

Upcoming and past live shows presented by No You Tell It!

Internets is Forever by Jessica Cannon

Starting the second half of Revival, here is Matthew Trumbull performing “Internets is Forever,” written by Jessica Cannon.

The Thing About Egypt by Mark Pagan

Now switching it up, here is Barbara Christina Witmer performing Mark Pagán’s “The Thing About Egypt.”

When There’s No Such Thing by Barbara Christina Witmer

Opening up our evening of stories based on the theme Revival, here is Mark Pagán performing Barbara Christina Witmer’s piece “When There’s No Such Thing.”

Meet Our REVIVAL storytellers

Apr 15 2015 @ 7:00PM

We hope you’ll join us on April 15th at 7pm for Revival and to celebrate and support Jimmy’s No. 43 reopening! Click here for additional info and to  RSVP. Now, let’s get to know the four storytellers who’ll be swapping their stories on Wednesday.

Jessica Cannon is a New York City based actress and voiceover artist whose voice can be heard in national television commercials and radio spots for major brands such as Twizzlers, ALL, Citibank, AT&T, Hershey’s Kisses, Coffee Mate, Nexxus, Smirnoff Ice, Nesquik, and many others. Her work also includes voicing promos, cartoons and video games. She is an avid reader and a classically trained musician. If you’re young enough, you may remember her from your potty training days as the host of Potty Power, the number two best-selling potty-training DVD on Amazon (no pun intended, Elmo beat us to the number one spot).

Mark Pagán is an award-winning filmmaker, comedian, and writer living in Brooklyn. His performances and films have been showcased at places such as PBS, Slamdance Film Festival, Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, The Moth, People’s Improv Theater, Studio Theatre, Le Poisson Rouge, and Kramer Gallery.

Matthew Trumbull is an actor and writer, and was featured as a storyteller earlier this month in Soundtrack Series at QED in Astoria.  He will next be appearing in the play The Butter and Egg Man produced by Retro Productions at the Gene Frankel Theater, opening May 15th, and the feature film ‘The Spike’, written by Mac Rogers.  Previously this year, he starred in the opera/theater piece The Velvet Oratorio by Edward Einhorn and Henry Akona, and the play The Temple by Nat Cassidy, at the Brick Theater.

Barbara Christina Witmer is co-editor of the 99 Pine Street online literary journal ( She received her  degree in English: Creative Writing from the University of Rochester. Since then her work hasbeen published in The Golden KeyEunoia ReviewFarther Stars Than TheseWhole Beast Rag, and Xenith. She is also working on finishing her first novel. Find her on Twitter via @bwchristina.

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Apr 15 2015 @ 7:00PM

Jimmy's No. 43, East 7th Street, New York, NY, United States

Live Show: Revival

Apr 15 2015 @ 7:00PM

Our next switched-up storytelling show, REVIVAL, is just one week away!

We reached out to emerging artist, Rose Eddins, and asked her to draw an original image inspired by our show’s theme.

As you can see, the result is cherubic and delightful. NYTI’s own Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons asked her niece, Rose, what inspired her to create her masterpiece, here’s what she had to say:

I don’t know. I just thought of it.

Join us on April 15th at 7pm to celebrate and support Jimmy’s No. 43 reopening! Click here for details and to RSVP.

For those looking to help Jimmy’s No. 43 through the East Village fire/explosion, click here to buy gift certificates or become a patron.

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Apr 15 2015 @ 7:00PM

Jimmy's No. 43, East 7th Street, New York, NY, United States

Listen to the “New Toys” Showcase from QED

Thank you to all who came out for our NEW TOYS workshop showcase this week at QED: A Place To Show & Tell.

Press play to listen in on the full evening, or cue up the individual stories:

Dear Tinder by Alessia Donati (2:12)
– performed by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons

Always Believe, Love Santa by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons (14:50)
– performed by Alessia Donati

Guitar Therapy by Tamora Wilson (33:55)
– performed by Brooke White

Her Human by Brooke White (46:00)
– performed by Tamora Wilson

Switch your story with us on March 31st at our very first NYTI Open Mic Story Swap at QED. NYTI alumni Mark Woollett, Shelley Gazes, and Raquel Penzo – along with special guest David Lawson – are going to swap stories on the spot!

There are also open mic spots available so you can sign-up to flip scripts with someone! Tickets are just $5 and can be purchased here.

Live show at QED – New Toys

Mar 24 2015 @ 7:00PM

We’ve been busy rehearsing our switched-up stories for No, YOU Tell It! NEW TOYS tomorrow night at QED in Astoria!

This show is going to be special for several reasons, including the fact that our very own Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons wrote and will be performing a piece along with the fabulous Alessia Donati, Brooke White, and Tamora Wilson.

Since KJ is on storytelling duty, Erika Iverson is hosting the evening. In fact, tomorrow is also Erika’s birthday eve,  so show up and wish her well!

For further details and to purchase tickets, click here.

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Mar 24 2015 @ 7:00PM

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell, 23rd Avenue, NY, United States

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QED Workshop Show is Coming Soon!

Mar 24 2015 @ 7:00PM

Time is flying and participants in our NYTI workshop at Q.E.D. A Place To Show & Tell have their workshop showcase this Tuesday, March 24th.

Join NYTI’s own Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons, Brooke White, Alessia Donati, and Tamora Wilson as they swap stories about the cuddly, cutting, and curious NEW TOYS in their lives. Hosted by the lovely Erika Iverson.

Click here for more info and to buy tickets.

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Mar 24 2015 @ 7:00PM

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell, 23rd Avenue, NY, United States

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No One Hears Me Sing This Song by May Flam

Now, switching it up, here is Jason Bash performing May Flam’s story “No One Hears Me Sing This Song.”

Revelation – A Workshop Showing at QED

Feb 03 2015 @ 7:00PM

Participants in our winter workshop at Q.E.D. in Astoria have spent the last month working with us to develop their memoirs on the page.

Join us this Tuesday, 2/3, at 7 p.m. as they take the Q.E.D. stage to swap stories inspired by the theme REVELATION. Click here for tickets.

Image courtesy of Sha-Nee Williams

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Feb 03 2015 @ 7:00PM

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell, 23rd Avenue, NY, United States

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