The Telling Room Show and Tell 2019

Tuesday, April 2 at 7:30 pm
State Theatre, Portland

Maine Public is the media sponsor of The Telling Room's Show & Tell coming to the State Theatre in Portland on Tuesday, April 2. Show & Tell is a celebration of the power of writing and storytelling. This 90-minute literary cabaret is a showcase of stories across mediums from a variety of storytellers at Portland's historic State Theatre.

Show & Tell attracted over 1,100 guests in its inaugural year last year and it is now The Telling Room's primary fundraiser in support of their free writing programs for Maine youth. Show & Tell was designed to represent The Telling Room's innovative, creative approach and reflects their belief in the power of story.

This year’s lineup includes:

Kaveh Akbar | Poet
Heidi Julavits | Writer and Editor
Dolen Perkins-Valdez | Novelist
Alexandra Styron | Author
Gracia Bareti | Student Author

Hosted by Steve Almond | Writer, Podcaster, Troublemaker
Musical Guest | Xenia Rubinos
Directed by Sean Mewshaw

Maine Public Members are eligible for 15% off tickets to the event. To take advantage of the Maine Public Member Discount, please use this special link ticketmaster.com and password MAINEPUBLIC when ordering your tickets.