The Storytellers Project is a series of live storytelling nights. USA TODAY NETWORK newsrooms curate and host nights of true, first-person stories from neighbors and notables.

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What to expect at a live event 

In a nutshell: fun.  

Five to seven diverse community members take the stage, delivering 8-10 minute personal retellings of their life experiences. Each storytelling event has a particular theme which shapes the stories and expectations of the audience. From the ‘Most Embarrassing Moment' to ‘Best Decision I Ever Made', each theme can be tackled literally, metaphorically, comically, tragically, but most important, and without exception – truthfully. 

Audience size ranges from 200-600 people, depending on the venue (and popularity of theme). From hotels and botanical gardens to state fairs and museums, each venue facilitates an intimate and creative space for storytelling.

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Let's go, Reno! #storytellersproject #reno #renogazettejournal


Everywhere else it's just Tuesday. But in New Orleans it's Fat Tuesday. Happy #mardigras2017


#WordPlayCafe with Megan Finnerty sharing her fashion woes!


Hey, #Pennsylvania - #YorkStorytellers is officially on the scene! Get your tix to the inaugural show - #storytellersproject


Touch much fun in between shows! #azstorytellers #storytellersproject


My co-emcee Garrett Mitchell rocked out to the #PointerSisters' "I'm So Excited" to get pumped for tonight! #wegotthis #storytellersproject #azstorytellers


#azstorytellers #storytellersproject Tickets still available for the 8:30 show.


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