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This American Life - live in movie theatres!

On Thursday, May 10th, 2012, NPR will perform an episode of This American Life on stage in New York City and beam it live via satellite to more than 500 movie theatres around the country! They did a show like this in 2009, and 50,000 people came out to see it. 

The show will feature stories by Ira Glass, writer David Rakoff, comic Tig Notaro and Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington, plus live music by OK Go. It'll also include things you could never do on the radio, like a new short film by Mike Birbiglia, dance by Monica Bill Barnes & Company, original animation, projected illustration and more. Plus special surprise guests.

Get your ticket and join me! http://www.gqti.com/Theaters.aspx?TheaterID=1452&date=20120510 ($19)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The show was pretty good, but unfortunately the organizer did not provide a contact number, description of where she would be or even a description of what she may be wearing. Consequently, I spent 10 minutes asking strangers if they were with the group and saw the show alone.

    May 11, 2012

  • Tracy

    Thanks to everyone who came and sorry to those who tried and couldn't get tickets. Next time I will bring a Meetup sign so I don't keep asking random people if they're looking for the Meetup group!
    If anyone wanted to see the show and couldn't, they'll be re-broadcasting it next Tues evening you can buy tickets through the same link I posted earlier and you should still download the app before the show if you have a smart phone!

    May 11, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have an even bigger crush on David Rakoff--he's a gay man twice my age, but no matter! The man is a comic genius. *Swoon!*

    May 11, 2012

  • Tracy

    I already have dinner plans but I plan to meet in the lobby about 15 min before the show and head in to get a group of seats, if you arrive late look for us in the theater! Also if you want to participate in the show and have a smartphone check this out:
    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/blog/2012/04/download-the-live-show-app

    May 8, 2012

  • ayoub s.

    sounds gooood to me :-)

    May 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys, would you be interested in catching dinner nearby before the show?

    May 8, 2012

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