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Out by Ten
A showcase for storytellers and musicians

John Strasberg Studios
555 Eighth Avenue, New York City

(between 37th and 38th Streets)

Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.:
Giving ​Thanks​ ​and​ ​NO​ ​Thanks!
with ​​Tom​ ​Shillue,​ ​Erin​ ​Baker,​ ​and​ ​Mike​ ​Kelton
plus music​ ​by​ ​Joanna​ ​Wallfisch

This ​​month’s​ ​Out​ ​by​ ​Ten​ ​show​ ​features​ ​Tom​ ​Shillue​ ​(as​ ​seen​ ​on​ ​NBC’s​ ​The​ ​Tonight​ ​Show,​ ​also the ​author​ ​of​ ​​Mean​ ​Dads​ ​for​ ​a​ ​Better​ ​America​),​ ​The​ ​Moth​ ​GrandSLAM​ ​winner​ ​Erin​ ​Baker​ ​and comedian /​ ​TV​ ​producer​ ​Mike​ ​Kelton​ ​(​Shade:​ ​Queens​ ​of​ ​NYC​​ ​on​ ​Univision’s​ ​Fusion​ ​channel). Stay for​ ​the​ ​music​ ​of​ ​Joanna​ ​Wallfisch​ ​and​ ​the​ ​open​ ​mic​ ​that​ ​will​ ​follow.

Admission: ​$25.00​ ​($20.00​ ​if​ ​purchased​ ​online)

Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers
at Scandinavia House

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Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue, New York City
(four blocks south of Grand Central Station)
Select Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Some of New York’s most famous storytellers from the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center bring to life exciting fairy and folk tales and fantastic adventures from Scandinavia and the far north.

Saturday, December 9th, 2017:
Julie Della Torre and Rolf Stang
The White Cat on Dovre Mountain
and the Tale of Carpenter Andersen

A delightful basket of seasonal stories Norway and Denmark. Join us for this joyous start to the December holidays.

Please watch this space for additional dates to be announced.

Admission: Free (and suitable for children five and up)
Contact: 1.212.879.9779 or

African Folk Heritage Circle, Inc.

Folks Tellin’ Tales

Sister’s Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center
1942 Amsterdam Avenue (at 156th Street, New York City)
Select Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017:

DuPree, guest vocalist
Kwanzaa Celebration

Admission: $10.00

Contact: Dr. Joyce C. Duncan at 1.212.568.1645
or Sister’s Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center at 1.212.862.3680

Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse

Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal Street, New York City
(between West 3rd Street & Washington Square)
Closest MTA subway trains:
A,B,C,D,E,F,M (West 4th Street); #1 (Sheridan Square); #6 (Astor Place); and N,R (8th Street).
Select Sundays at 3:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

Please watch this space for the Spring 2018 dates to be announced.

David Montgomery, Program Director, Program in Educational Theatre (NYU Steinhardt)
Regina Ress, Producer

Admission: Free (seating is limited, and the box office opens one hour before each performance).
Contact: 1.212.998.5867