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Episode 3 – Three Strikes (part 2)

In the second half of our ‘3 Strikes’ show, Daniel Mahler and Jenn Wehrung  swap stories about a first love and many, many lives not content to stay in the past. Did you know that part of the fun at our lives shows is to ask the author a personal question before their partner performs their story? You will once you listen!

Jenn Wehrung and Dan Mahler

Photo credit: Gavin Starr Kendall 

 

Stories from our ‘3 Strikes’ show at Jimmy’s No. 43 on September 16th, 2015:

What to do with a Rusty Nail – written by Daniel Mahler & performed by Jenn Wehrung was directed by Erika Iverson.

Regressioning – written by Jenn Wehrung & performed by Daniel Mahler was directed by Mike Dressel.

 

Daniel Mahler is a Boston-area transplant living in Astoria, Queens. He is an actor, theater educator, playwright, and human ecologist, who is thrilled to be presenting in his first ever “No You Tell It” Workshop Performance! Daniel co-runs a nonprofit summer theater company in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Harborside Shakespeare Company. He is a proud alumnus of College of the Atlantic (also in Bar Harbor,) and Emerson, in Boston. He is also very excited to be writing and producing an original webseries titled “Façades,” which chronicles the stories of gender conforming and gender nonconforming artists in the city.

Jenn Wehrung is a stand-up comic, actor, singer, writer, teacher, dog lover and dancer. OK, that last one is a stretch but… She produces and hosts Laugh It Up, Astoria! a monthly comedy show at QED: A Place To Show & Tell and won the countywide storytelling competition in 6th Grade.

Episode 2 – Three Strikes (part 1)

Episode 2 of our new weekly No, YOU Tell It! podcast features the opening half of our team-up with TLR show. Listen to switched-up stories inspired by the theme ‘3 Strikes’ from The Literary Review’s  Kahle Alford and Tim Waldron.

The second half of our ‘3 Strikes’ show will be available soon. Don’t miss a dynamic flip of true-life tales from Jenn Wehrung and Daniel Mahler about facing the ghosts of ourselves – SUBSCRIBE today!

Episode 2

Photo credit: Gavin Starr Kendall 

Stories from our ‘3 Strikes’ show at Jimmy’s No. 43 on September 16th, 2015:

Worry’s for the Well-Rested – written by Tim Waldron & performed by Kahle Alford was directed by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons.

Making Taxidermy Fun Again – written by Kahle Alford & performed by Tim Waldon was directed by Erika Iverson.

 

Kahle Alford has an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson. She studied at Tisch’s Experimental Theatre Wing while earning her BFA in Acting from NYU. Favorite things include: working with TLR, playing Sarah Connor in Terminator the Second, and being married to David. She can be found writing poetry somewhere between Brooklyn and Nashville with her basset hound writing partner.

Tim Waldron is the author of the short-story collection WORLD TAKES published by Word Riot Press. He is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA program and is the Online Fiction Editor of The Literary Review.

Meet our ‘3 Strikes’ Storytellers

Sep 16 2015 @ 7:00PM

Get to know our switched-up storytellers for tomorrow night’s team-up with TLR show!

Kahle Alford has an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson. She studied at Tisch’s Experimental Theatre Wing while earning her BFA in Acting from NYU. Favorite things include: working with TLR, playing Sarah Connor in Terminator the Second, and being married to David. She can be found writing poetry somewhere between Brooklyn and Nashville with her basset hound writing partner.

Daniel Mahler is a Boston-area transplant living in Astoria, Queens. He is an actor, theater educator, playwright, and human ecologist, who is thrilled to be presenting in his first ever “No You Tell It” Workshop Performance! Daniel co-runs a nonprofit summer theater company in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Harborside Shakespeare Company. He is a proud alumnus of College of the Atlantic (also in Bar Harbor,) and Emerson, in Boston. He is also very excited to be writing and producing an original webseries titled “Façades,” which chronicles the stories of gender conforming and gender nonconforming artists in the city.

Tim Waldron is the author of the short-story collection WORLD TAKES published by Word Riot Press. He is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA program and is the Online Fiction Editor of The Literary Review.

Jenn Wehrung is a stand-up comic, actor, singer, writer, teacher, dog lover and dancer. OK, that last one is a stretch but… She produces and hosts Laugh It Up, Astoria! a monthly comedy show at QED: A Place To Show & Tell and won the countywide storytelling competition in 6th Grade.

No, YOU Tell It! 3 Strikes
Sept 16th 7PM
Jimmy’s no. 43 (43 E. 7th St. New York, NY 10003)
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Sep 16 2015 @ 7:00PM

Jimmy’s no. 43 (43 E. 7th St. New York, NY 10003)

Heading into Fall with 3 Strikes

Sep 16 2015 @ 7:00PM

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We’re excited to head into fall with  3 Strikes, taking place Sept.16th at 7PM (details here). We reached out to artist Sebastian Moya to create this striking image for the show. Here are his thoughts on the theme and his process:

When I heard the theme for this installment of No, You Tell It! my first thought was, of course, baseball.  But a very close second were three strikes sentencing laws, whereby repeat offenders receive harsher sentences after their third offense.  Such policies were enacted by 24 states in the mid-1990s as part of a “Tough on Crime” movement which led to our current rates of incarceration, the highest in the developed world.

At a time when public opinion is turning against these kinds of policies, this seemed like a timely subject.  The use of sporting terminology in criminal justice seems trivializing, so I thought mixing the two, by covering a prison cell with baseball wallpaper, would be suitably absurd.  Surrounding those that have “struck out” and landed in jail with antagonistic pitchers adds a more sinister note to the seemingly childish decoration though. On a more technical note, I’ve been meaning to learn to make repeat patterns and work more with vector art, so that definitely informed the illustration as well!

About the Artist: Sebastian Moya is a New York based cartoonist and librarian with a BA in Art and Linguistics from Swarthmore College and a Masters in Library Science from Pratt Institute.  He has provided illustrations for Murmuration Theater, MGSCOMM, authors, and researchers.  As a cataloger he has worked for Gap Inc., Clinique, the Guggenheim, and Smithsonian. His webcomic, comics.sebasm.com, updates weekly.

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Sep 16 2015 @ 7:00PM

Preparing for our Team Up with The Literary Review

Preparations are underway for our special team-up with The Literary Review show! Don’t miss NYTI “3 Strikes” on September 16th. More info and RSVP here