Tagged with Deanna Moffitt

Get To Know: Deanna Moffitt

Essay Fiesta loves the vibrant reading community we have here in Chicago. Not only do we enjoy attending other shows and reading at other shows, we enjoy welcoming other show representatives to our show to showcase their shows. And this gal, Deanna Moffitt, runs one of the best shows around. Deanna is one of the … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announce July Line-Up

Just off the heels of celebrating America, Essay Fiesta is ready to celebrate the mighty essay with an amazing July line-up. Come out on July 18 to the Book Cellar to hear some absolutely amazing readers and donate to a wonderful cause (826CHI). In no particular order (we love them all equally): Stand-up comic┬áCameron Esposito … Continue reading

“Holidays Are Hell” at Town Hall on Dec. 10

BIG NEWS EVERYBODY! Essay Fiesta has teamed up with three other Chicago reading series to create the Chicago Story Collective. For the collective’s inaugural project, we are producing a MEGA storytelling show that will put all other storytelling shows to shame. TO SHAME! “Holidays Are Hell” will feature six of Chicago’s top storytellers sharing tales … Continue reading

Why Deanna Moffitt Is Awesome!

Essay Fiesta doesn’t believe in competition. Well, we know it exists. Why else would anyone watch professional wrestling, basketball or The Real Housewives of Atlanta? But when it comes to creating a successful reading series, we believe there’s room for all. In fact, our philosophy is that the more we help each other, the more … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces Anniversary Line Up

Essay Fiesta is turning 1 on Nov. 15th, and to celebrate the event, we have packed our anniversary show with some really stellar talent. Come out to the Book Cellar at 7 p.m. to see the hilarious and awe-inspiring: Playwright and former Neo-Futurist Andy Bayiates! Stand-up comic extraordinaire Cameron Esposito! Improviser and host of reading … Continue reading