Upcoming events:



Tell Me A Story: Sweet & Sour

at Shot Tower Coffee (542 Christian Street)

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Doors at 7pm, Stories at 7:30pm

Tell Me A Story at Shot Tower Coffee

Tell Me A Story is Philadelphia's long-running live storytelling show. It began in 2011 and has been running as a a bi-monthly series ever since. Produced and hosted by Hillary Rea, Each show features eight storytellers sharing true stories on the night's theme. Each event is curated to showcase a range of experiences from a variety of backgrounds. 

Watch stories from past shows on our Vimeo channel

Interested in telling a story at one of our shows?

Submit your story pitch here.  

Special Events

In addition to the intimate shows at Shot Tower, Tell Me A Story produces special storytelling events as a partnership with Philadelphia area cultural organizations.

We've worked with:

As a regular attendee of just about every storytelling show around, I unabashedly tell everyone that Tell Me A Story is my favorite one. The pacing of the event, Hillary Rea’s excellent curation of storytellers and the great venue all contribute to the wonderful experience of attending. I’m always looking forward to the next show.
— Amanda

Our show postcards from May 2011 onward: