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Citizens of Earth! Episode 4 features a pair of sweetly geeky swapped stories from E. James Ford and Nicole Greevy. Part of The Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival, for this special edition our ‘Legacy’ storytellers based their true-life tales around this stunning piece of comic art created by Sha-Nee Williams.
In turn, the fantastic Sha-Nee attended the collaborative workshop sessions we hold to develop the stories on the page and generated an individual image for each story that appeared on stage at the festival. WAIT, the parade of talent we have been fortunate enough to work with continues…
Impressed by No, YOU Tell It!’s slick new website? ‘Legacy’ storyteller E. James Ford made it! That’s right, he’s a kick-ass writer, performer, AND web designer. Check out more of his work here.
Stories from our ‘Legacy’ show at The Brick Theater on June 8, 2014:
League of Absence written by E. James Ford & performed by Nicole Greevy was directed by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons
Nerd: The Next Generation written by Nicole Greevy & performed by E. James Ford was directed by Erika Iverson.
LEGACY bonus gallery: We wanted to once more highlight the original artwork our hardworking graphic artist Sha-Nee Williams created based on our four stories. So, here are our storytelling pairs next to their respective images. Up top we have Team Silver: Fred Backus and Paige Blansfield. On the bottom row we’ve got Team Green: Nicole Greevy and E. James Ford.
Now, switching it up to close out the evening, here is E. James Ford performing Nicole Greevy’s “Nerd: The Next Generation."
Opening the second half of LEGACY, here is Nicole Greevy performing “League of Absence” by E. James Ford.
Now, switching it up, here is Paige Blansfield performing Fred Backus’ “A Crossroad In Knock-Off City."
Opening our LEGACY-themed evening, here is Fred Backus performing “Origin Story,” written by Paige Blansfield.
As we said earlier, we had a terrific time taking part in the Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival. We recommend you check out some of the other excellent offerings running through the rest of the month. On that note, some of the NYTI collective will be seeing the following performances, which feature storytelling alumni and supporters of our series:
- Comic Strip Club on 6/13
- The Astonishing Adventures of All American Girl & The Scarlet Skunk on 6/13
- The Myth of Power on 6/17
If you’d care to join us, we’d be happy to have you!
Brick Theatre, Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States
We had a great time at the opening night cabaret for The Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival. Pictured is our producer, Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons, flanked by our Team Green storytellers Nicole Greevy and E. James Ford, and holding the artwork by Sha-Nee Williams that inspired our writer/performers.
Your one shot to see LEGACY is Sunday, June 8th. Tickets are $18 and available for purchase here. (Psst, we also have a discount code that you can use to save $3 off the admission price. Email us if you want it.)