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Short Story Theatre's Storytelling Series Returns August 29th

Short Story Theatre's Storytelling Series Returns August 29th

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of four warm, wise and wonderful true storieson Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave. in Highwood. Tickets are $10 at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations (mention Short Story Theatre): 847-433-1078. Drinks are available during the show. For all other information, contact

Barry Freydberg of Northbrook calls the police, but learns never to assume that he knows the real story in "The Rashomon Effect."

In "How I Became a Juvenile Delinquent," Tony Smith of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, making his debut with Short Story Theatre, recalls taking a drive with his three older brothers from what was once working-class Libertyville to the blue-blood bastion of Lake Forest.

Deerfield resident Craig Davishoff discovers that cars are not always dependable and neither is one's social standing in his story "A Slippery Ride."

Fred Gold from Buffalo Grove makes two important decisions on a business trip, one that saves his life in "You Be the Judge."

Short Story Theatre was founded in 2012 and is dedicated to promoting storytelling as a vibrant, contemporary art form. Co-founder and Producer Donna Lubow says, "Stories are creative non-fiction, based on personal experiences. Our troupe of more than sixty members from Chicago and the northern suburbs melds writing skills and performance skills to entertain and inspire audiences."

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