Tagged with Holidays Are Hell

Get To Know Mary Wagner

The Chicago Story Collective’s inaugural show “Holidays Are Hell” was a huge success! Thank you all for coming out and supporting Howard Brown Health Center. In all, we raised $800! You should be proud of yourselves. In one week, we’ll be having the last Essay Fiesta of the year. And to kick off the end … Continue reading


Essay Fiesta’s Lessons On Life

Hello Essay Fiesta fans! Tomorrow is the big Chicago Story Collective spectacular “Holidays Are Hell.” It is going to be the most amazing Christmas holiday reading charity show you will ever see! If you’re still on the fence, let us try to convince you to come and celebrate at 10 p.m at Town Hall Pub: … Continue reading

Reading Shows Galore!

December is not just the holiday season, tis the season of readings! Essay Fiesta is producing two amazing shows this month that are not to be missed! This Friday Alyson and Keith will be reading some truly horrific holiday tales in “Holidays Are Hell.” The show is produced by the Chicago Story Collective, a superhero … 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