44 million annual podcast listeners can’t be wrong.
Storytelling sensation The Moth has earned legions of fans for 20 years of heartrending, life-affirming, real-as-its-gets tales of love, loss, triumph, fear and humanity. This time around, on September 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Byham Theater, the theme is “Voices Carry,” and speakers include:
- Documentarian and “the Bard of Braddock,” Tony Buba, known for his work on Dawn of the Dead and for directing Lightning over Braddock.
- Author and Pittsburgh resident Adriana E. Ramírez. Winner of the inaugural PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize in 2015; co-founder of Aster(ix) Journal.
- Oakland, CA-based journalist Sarah Shourd, best known for her work on solitary confinement in the prison system.
- Pittsburgh native Morgan Zipf-Meister, an acclaimed artist, actress, and lighting designer living in Brooklyn.
- Originally from Mexico and currently living in Pittsburgh, Maureen Conlon Gutiérrez is a renowned violinist and concertmaster of the Erie Chamber Orchestra.
The event is presented in partnership with Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures. Essayist, author and The Moth mainstay Kate Tellers will host. Get tickets here.