Moving, hilarious stories told to raise money
BRATTLEBORO- On Saturday, March 30, at 7:30 pm, after a three-year hiatus, southern Vermont’s The Hatch will present its seventh Storytellers on a Mission event featuring nationally renowned storytellers who will tell moving and hilarious stories to raise money for a great cause. This year’s recipient is Groundworks Collaborative.
The event will be held at the historic Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street. The evening’s event will be hosted by comedian and actor Jordan Carlos and will include storytellers Tara Clancy, Jon Glaser, Jodi Lennon and Adam Burke.
The evening’s storytellers will be hosted by New York City-based comedian and actor Jordan Carlos. Carlos’ resume includes acting, stand-up comedy, and writing. Look for Carlos to appear in the upcoming season of “Black Mirror” on Netflix.
Tara Clancy is a fifth-generation native New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author. Her memoir, “The Clancys of Queens,” was published by Crown in 2016 and is a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick.
Jon Glaser is an actor, comedian, and writer who created and starred in the TV shows “Jon Glaser Loves Gear,” “Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter,” and “Delocated!” He had a recurring role as Councilman Jeremy Jamm on the NBC series “Parks and Recreation,” and appeared as Laird on the HBO series “Girls.” His first book, “My Dead Dad Was in ZZ Top,” was published by Harper Perennial, and he wrote and directed the music video for Bob Mould’s “Star Machine.”
Writer, producer, and director Jodi Lennon has a vast performance background including Chicago’s Second Theatre, The Annoyance Theatre, and NYC’s UCB Theater. She now writes and produces various television projects. Lennon has written for Hulu’s “Difficult People” (Seasons 1, 2, and 3) and Funny or Die’s “Billy On The Street.” She is currently writing and producing “At Home with Amy Sedaris” on truTV.
Adam Burke has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the United States for almost 10 years. He’s a fixture on showcases and clubs throughout the Midwest and beyond. Voted Best Standup by readers of The Chicago Reader in 2014, Burke was also the winner of Second City’s Up Next Comedy Competition. He appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy Portland (OR) Just for Laughs, Chicago, and Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival.
Tickets are now on sale at a variety of prices that include $60 front orchestra, $40 rear orchestra, and $25 balcony, and can be purchased at www.CatamountArts.org. As the lineup of storytellers has been known to tell late night stories with late‐night content, this event is not suitable for children.
For more information visit www.HatchVT.org.