Quick Dish NY: FRIGID New York Presents The 12th Annual GOTHAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL November 3-11 at UNDER St. Marks

Now in its 12th year, the GOTHAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL brings together diverse storytellers to do what they do best. You know what! Whether you’re looking to escape into someone else’s story, to commiserate with an artist, or laugh out loud, Gotham has something for you. This year’s festival, curated by storyteller Brad Lawrence is presented by FRIGID New York at UNDER St. Marks November 3-11, with most performances available by livestream.

The 12th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival will include these events:

20th-time Moth Story Slam winner Adam Wade’s Solo Show: UPS AND DOWNS, Friday, November 3 at 9:30pm 60 minutes

Thirty And Change, a one-person show about dating and finding companionship while leaving your 20s and 30s behind, written & performed by Calvin S. Cato, Saturday, November 4 at 9:30pm 75 minutes 

The OutCast! written & performed by 1st Generation Asian American born and raised in The Bronx, David Hu, Monday, November 6 at 7pm 60 minutes Streaming 

Adam Wade’s Storytelling Class Student Spotlight Showcase curated show, Monday, November 6 at 8:30pm 60 minutes 

It Came From New York featuring both native New Yorkers and and a token (transplant) telling, hosted by Michele Carlo, Tuesday, November 7 at 7pm 60 minutes Streaming 

SIGHTED PEOPLE SUCK! about learning the hard-fought lesson that blindness isn’t really the problem, written & performed by writer and performer Leona Godin, Wednesday, November 8 at 7pm 60 minutes Streaming

Pearl Necklace: A Gay S*xcapade written & performed by Jamie Brickhouse, Thursday, November 9 at 7pm 60 minutes Streaming

The Real Black Swann Confessions of America’s First Black Drag Queen about first queer activist William Dorsey Swann, written & performed by Les Kurkendaal-Barrett, Thursday, November 9 at 8:30pm 70 minutes Streaming

Martin Dockery: Every Good Story Ends With One, a funny, TRUE story about an unbelievable, mysterious romance, written & performed by Martin Dockery, Friday, November 10 at 7pm 60 minutes 

Geeked Out: Stories from the Geek Side of Life in which xix storytellers will tell true stories about the times they let their inner geek shine, hosted by Marc L Abbott, Friday, November 10 at 8:30pm 90 minutes Streaming

An Intimate Evening of Issues about other people’s problems, hosted by Tess Henry, Friday, November 10 at 10:30pm 60 minutes Streaming

Big Honor Student Energy written & performed by the underworked and overprepared Alisa Rosenthal, Saturday, November 11 at 7pm 60 minutes Streaming

The Big Secret about how keeping the truth under wraps can warp it, change it, and sometimes make it not the truth at all, written & performed by Brad Lawrence, Saturday, November 11 at 8:30pm 60 minutes

Don’t miss out on the wealth of talent the festival offers! More details below.

Mentions: The 12th Gotham Storytelling Telling Festival presented by FRIGID New York, website. Location: UNDER St. Marks | 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009. Feed the pumpkin.