Speaking of Stories 2018 Season

Bringing short stories to life
as talented actors transform them from the page to the stage.
Stories of humor, science fiction, survival and more!

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Enjoy a full season of great Speaking of Stories performances. Subscribe for all 5 shows or put together a package of 3 or 4. Select an A-level Subscription with an assigned seat, or a B-level with open seating. Whatever works for you! Remember, being a subscriber comes with special privileges! Unlike single tickets, Subscriber tickets can be exchanged if your plans change. As a subscriber you receive a discount on any additional tickets you purchase. Subscriptions range from $69 to $140.

Nothing But Laughs

January 21 and 22, 2018
Speaking of Stories presents

Nothing But Laughs

Stories to Tickle Your Funny Bone
Speaking of Stories begins its season with a performance of hilarious stories. Great stories performed by talented actors. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk—because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk!

Dave and the Dentist by Stuart McLean
The Phone Message by Stuart McLean
Jamaica by David Schikler

All stories and readers subject to change.

Sunday, January 21, at 2:00 pm
Monday, January 22, at 7:30 pm (NOTE EARLY TIME)

TICKETS: $28 general, $18 students and military, $18 Early Bird Special (Sunday Matinee only, must be purchased by Friday, January 19)

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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Personal Stories 2018

February 25 Through 28, 2018
Speaking of Stories presents

Personal Stories 2018

An eclectic collection of original first person true stories performed by their authors. Performers will range from accomplished professional actors to people appearing in front of an audience for the first time in their lives and as authors they will include published, well established writers and others who are just beginning. The performances will range from scripted readings to storytelling.

Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 pm
Monday, February 26, at 7:30 pm
Tuesday, February 27, at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 pm
TICKETS: $28 general, $18 students and military, $18 Early Bird Special (Sunday Matinee only, must be purchased by Friday, February 23)
$20 for 2nd bill (If you purchased a ticket for one bill and would like to go to the other you may purchase a discounted ticket. Please call the box office to arrange)

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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Surprising Stories

March 25 and 26, 2018
Speaking of Stories presents

Surprising Stories

Sometimes people will surprise you, and all of these stories promise to do just that. Readers to be announced soon. (all stories and readers subject to change.)

You Don't Miss Your Water ('Til the Well Runs Dry) by T.C. Boyle
Take My Hand by John Roman
Bleacher Couch Man by Jess Walter

Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 pm
Monday, March 26, at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $28 general, $18 students and military, $18 Early Bird Special (Sunday matinee only, must be purchased by Friday, March 23)

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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Speaking of Friends

April 22 and 23, 2018
Speaking of Stories presents

Speaking of Friends

Stories of friends and friendship. Readers to be announced soon. (all stories and readers subject to change.)

Bar Mitzvah by Michael Bernard
Chilvary by Neal Gaiman
Monster Ball by Anabelle Gurnitch
The Ambien Diaries by Jen Lancaster

Sunday, April 22, at 2:00 PM
Monday, April 23, at 7:30 PM (NOTE EARLY TIME)
TICKETS: $28 general, $18 students and military, $18 Early Bird Special (Sunday Matinee only, must be purchased by Friday, April 20)

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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Celebration of Stories

May 20 and 21
Speaking of Stories presents

Celebration of Stories

Inspirational, funny, poignant and moving stories, a free for all of great stories performed by fabulous actors!

The Haunting by John Connally
Wishing by Deena Goldstone
Refresh by Benjamin Percy

Sunday, May 20, at 2:00 pm
Monday, May 21, at 7:30 pm (NOTE EARLY TIME)
TICKETS: $28 general, $18 students and military, $18 Early Bird Special (Sunday matinee only, must be purchased by Friday, May 18)

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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This Project is funded in part by the Organizational Development Grant Program using Funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture.

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