Story District’s Top Shelf 2018 – Sunday show added!

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Story District’s Top Shelf 2018 – Sunday show added!

SATURDAY NIGHT IS SOLD OUT. NEW SHOW JUST ADDED! TICKETS ON SALE NOW – Story District’s Top Shelf – Best stories of the year – January 21, 2018 | 6:00 Doors. 7:30 PM Show


Seating is reserved with two price points $25 or $35, see Lincoln seating map when you purchase your ticket. Reduce processing fees to just $1 per ticket by purchasing in person at the Lincoln or 9:30 Club box offices. Hours:

This much-anticipated event sold out every year, so be sure to get your tickets. Hear stories about killer hornets, cockblocking roommates, meticulous dating spreadsheets, magical fertility potions, and more

Congratulations to our final 8 Top Shelf 2018 cast members: Graham Campbell • Mike Kane • Vijai Nathan • Anne Thomas •John Tong • Amy Vance • Christopher Wade • Sakina Zaidi

This show will not have ASL interpreters. Email to inquire about any remaining seats for hearing impaired at the Saturday show.

ADA seating for patrons in a wheelchair is also available when you purchase your ticket.

Story District returns to the Lincoln with another night of outstanding, hilarious, and poignant true stories. This cast of eight stories was deemed the best by a panel of judges and narrowed down from more than 150 stories that were told on the Story District stage over the course of a year (November 2016 throug October 2017).

This year’s judges:

Farah Lawal Harris, Artistic Director of Young Playwrights Theatre • Robert Revere, Former director of Washington Storytellers Theatre and founder of the Speakeasy • Mazi Mutafa, Director of Words, Beats, & Life • Britney Abrahams, Co-founder/producer storytelling podcastYou Had Me At Black • Hanna Rosin, Author, producer/host on NPR’s Invisibilia

The event is best described by the Washington Post: “At its best, Story District is a spellbinding night of spoken word: Average people onstage telling true-life stories of love, high school foibles, childhood vacations or restaurant jobs, delivered without notes and without a net. Some provoke knowing laughter; others reduce the room to silence. Your average Story District show is very good, but theTop Shelf performance should be a knockout: A panel of judges have selected their favorite stories from a year’s worth of shows and invited their authors back for a greatest-hits show. Tales of haunting, booze and courtship are all on the docket: Truly something for everyone.”

January 21 2018


Date: January 21, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Washington, DC 20009 United States

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