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Mortified Bay Area, January 2018
Two nights in the Bay Area, Friday, January 12 in San Francisco, and Saturday, January 13 in Oakland.
TKTS & INFO San Francisco
TKTS & INFO Oakland
Mortified Podcast Episode 119: Everyone's A Critic
Who was your harshest critic as a kid? Hear tales of how other kids dealt with criticism or become critical themselves.
Contributor Will Seymour talks about his experiences in high school and how one caring adult, Liza Minnelli in this case, can make all the difference to a kid.
The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all the episodes at getmortified.com
Mortified Los Angeles: Friday, December 8, 2017
I'm super excited to be reading in Mortified Los Angeles this Friday at Wanderlust Hollywood. Excerpts from my journal revisiting the South Tahoe High production of THE BUTLER DID IT, ravaged by the theatre critic at the Tahoe Tribune. For the full story, the review, and the advice I got from the amazing Liza Minnelli, come watch us get mortified this Friday at 9pm.
TKTS & INFO
Mortified Midwest: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Heading home to Minnesota to read GUIDING LIZA in the Twin Cities show June 17 at the Como Dockside in St. Paul.
INFO and TICKETS
Mortified Bay Area 11th Anniversary "Best Of Show" reading "Grandma Letters" in San Francisco (12/9) and Oakland (12/10).
Share the shame at the "Best of 2016" show with our funniest pieces, prizes, giveaways, featuring the freestyle rap/improv comedy ensemble: The Freeze as house band! If you or someone you know hasn't seen Mortified all year, this is the one not to miss!Hailed as a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated for years by the likes of "This American Life", "The Today Show", "The Onion AV Club", and "Entertainment Weekly", Mortified is a comic excavation of teen angst artifacts (journals, poems, letters, lyrics, home movies, schoolwork) as shared by their original authors, in front of total strangers!
The Mortified Docu-Series
A follow-up to the film 'Mortified Nation' on Netflix, this TV Docu-Series will feature contributors from across the country. Witness adults sharing the embarrassing teenage diaries, letters, and poems, in front of total strangers at a special taping featuring some of Mortified's most memorable contributors including Will Seymour.
The series is taping in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 22 at Wanderlust Hollywood with a 6:30 show featuring Layla McKay, Adam Gropman, Ezra Horne, Maurissa Tancharoen, Paul Gosselin and Will Seymour.
The Mortified Podcast: "I Was A Teenage Media Mogul"
This special episode of Mortified features the story of a closeted teenager who escapes the bullies at school and retreats into his bedroom where he creates an elaborate imaginary radio empire. Listen to clips from the cassette recordings of the KNYB 'radio show', listener reviews and special guest Stephanie Seymour. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
This American Life: "The Grandma Letters"
Will Seymour reads letters he and his grandmother exchanged when he was in high school. He was miserable at the time—his parents had just gotten divorced and he had no friends—and so was his grandma. So they consoled each other through the mail. Will reads the letters as part of the Mortified stage show.
To Whom It May Concern
Will Seymour shares a letter that has been in his family for over 140 years, a letter that gives us a vibrant taste of place and history. Listen to the June 2015 show at the 10:00 mark.