Story Smash! Competitive Storytelling at its Best! ft. Christine Blackburn, Wendy Wilkins, Jonathan Bradley Welch, Naomi Grossman, David Crabb, Danny Zuker, Mary Birdsong, Mark DeCarlo, and more!

Sat Sep 28 2019

8:00 PM (Doors 7:30 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Lab)

8162 Melrose Avenue Hollywood, CA 90046

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Ages 18+

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Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow is back at the Hollywood Improv! Join host Christine Blackburn (Story Worthy) for a fast and funny evening of comedy and storytelling! Contestants spin the Wheel of Stories and tell a true 1,  2 or 3 minute story on the topic they land on. Say it with me- SPIN THAT WHEEL! Expert judges TBA. Contestants TBA...and YOU??? TONIGHT, put your name in the hat and YOU could be a contestant on Story Smash! We will be drawing 1 name to play the game and be on the Story Worthy Podcast! . 

Produced by Story Worthy Media


Two item minimum purchase required inside the showroom.


General Admission – first come, first seated.  More than half of your party must be present to be seated. 

General Admission with Pre-Show Dinner ReservationWant preferred seating? Arrive a minimum of one hour prior to showtime and dine in our restaurant before the show. It is not necessary to reserve a specific time if you have selected this ticket; just arrive at least one hour prior to showtime. Dining in our restaurant before the show does not satisfy the two item minimum inside the showroom.


ALL SALES ARE FINAL


This show will be a phone-free experience. Use of cellphones, smart watches, smart accessories, cameras and recording devices will not be permitted in the performance space.

Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr cases that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times, and can access their phones throughout the show at designated Phone Use Areas in the venue. All phones will be re-secured in Yondr cases before returning to the performance space. Guests are encouraged to print their tickets in advance to ensure a smooth entry process.

Anyone seen using a cellphone during the performance will be escorted out of the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.


For Larger Group Sales: email events.hollywood@improv.com

Got Questions? CLICK HERE

Story Smash! Competitive Storytelling at its Best! ft. Christine Blackburn, Wendy Wilkins, Jonathan Bradley Welch, Naomi Grossman, David Crabb, Danny Zuker, Mary Birdsong, Mark DeCarlo, and more!

  • Christine Blackburn

    Christine Blackburn

    Comedy

    As a producer, writer and skilled interviewer, Christine Blackburn and her production company, Story Worthy Media, have produced over 500 episodes of her weekly podcast, Story Worthy http://bit.ly/2kbFHCA. She also produces and hosts Story Smash the Storytelling Gameshow. Christine is the author of the book “PIT To LAX: My Story Worthy Life” and she hosted Ready For The Weekend Movies on USA Network. She has contributed to the Huffington Post and is a 3 time MOTH Story Slam winner. www.christineblackburn.com

  • Wendy Wilkins

    Wendy Wilkins

    Comedy

  • Jonathan Bradley Welch

    Jonathan Bradley Welch

    Comedy

    Jonathan Bradley Welch is an actor, writer and performer who has been seen on MTV and VH1, has performed on such shows as Risk!, Don't Tell My Mother, Radio Picture Show, and his own show: Storytasting. He was the creator and host of the long running storytelling show A Very Special Episode, and currently co-hosts the podcast A Special Presentation with David Crabb, available wherever you listen to podcasts. 
     
  • Naomi Grossman

    Naomi Grossman

    Comedy

  • David Crabb

    David Crabb

    Comedy

    DAVID CRABB is an LA-based author, performer & storyteller. His 2013 solo show Bad Kid was named a New York Times Critics' PickBad Kid the memoir was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David was one of 7 performers chosen by Time Out New York for their 2013 New York Comedy Festival line-up. The Wall Street Journal praised him as a performer capable of guiding a crowd "from belly laughs to pin-drop silence." He is currently is a host of The Moth and RISK!

     

    David has directed & coached storytelling at NYC's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB), People's Improv Theatre (The PIT), Occidental College, Indiana University, Kevin Allison's The Story Studio & NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He serves as a writing mentor with The Writers Guild Initiative and has designed and taught corporate storytelling programs at Twitter, Google, Facebook, Fidelity, Bravo, The New York Times, and more.

     

    David has been a member of NYC's Axis Company Theatre since 2003, developing original material in New York, Paris and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Since 2012 he has performed the solo pieces Bad Kid, $1800Story RouletteMan In A Hole & his new character/storytelling hybrid piece, "US & Them & Me & You." He the recipient of Occidental College's 2019 Wanlass Grant, where he is currently a visiting artist and professor of autobiographical performance.

  • Danny Zuker

    Danny Zuker

    Comedy

    JUDGE Danny Zuker is a an Emmy Award Television writer and executive producer ABC's Modern Family, but most importantly this is his 4TH time judging STORY SMASH! " His new book “He Started It” which chronicles his Twitter war with President Donald Trump is out now!

  • Mary Birdsong

    Mary Birdsong

    Comedy

  • Mark DeCarlo

    Mark DeCarlo

    Comedy

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This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

By purchasing tickets to this event, you are authorizing this charge and acknowledging our terms and conditions below.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, unless an event is cancelled by the artist or venue. There are no refunds, transfers or exchanges.
There is a two item minimum purchase per person in the showroom. Any two item combination of food or beverage satisfies the minimum. Unless otherwise stated, there are no food or beverages included with your ticket purchase.
All events are 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated in the event description. You must have a valid state or government issued photo ID to show proof of age.
All seating is on a first come first served basis. For best seating, arrive early. In order to be seated, at least half of your party must be present. Under certain circumstances, we may not be able to seat your entire party together.
Resale is not permitted and the venue has the right to cancel or deny entry to someone suspected of resale or suspected buyer of resold tickets.
Venue reserves the right to resell tickets of any person/party that has not been seated by scheduled show time. No refunds will be issued.
Valid Photo ID and the Credit Card used for the purchase must be presented to pick up tickets. Tickets will only be released to anyone other than the purchaser unless prior arrangements have been made.
Venue is a non-smoking property. Vape pens are also prohibited.
Management reserves the right to deny and refuse entry or remove parties that may be deemed a distraction to other guests. This includes those that may appear intoxicated or not abiding by venue policies.
Dress Code: Guests are asked to wear casual evening attire. Attire shall be deemed appropriate at the sole discretion of management. For security reasons, management reserves the right to search personal items and may request that personal belongings not be permitted into the venue.
Photography, videography, filming or any recording during the show is strictly prohibited.
By entering the venue, you acknowledge that the venue and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.

Story Smash! Competitive Storytelling at its Best! ft. Christine Blackburn, Wendy Wilkins, Jonathan Bradley Welch, Naomi Grossman, David Crabb, Danny Zuker, Mary Birdsong, Mark DeCarlo, and more!

Sat Sep 28 2019 8:00 PM

(Doors 7:30 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Lab) Hollywood CA
Story Smash! Competitive Storytelling at its Best! ft. Christine Blackburn, Wendy Wilkins, Jonathan Bradley Welch, Naomi Grossman, David Crabb, Danny Zuker, Mary Birdsong, Mark DeCarlo, and more!

See Tickets link for prices Ages 18+

Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow is back at the Hollywood Improv! Join host Christine Blackburn (Story Worthy) for a fast and funny evening of comedy and storytelling! Contestants spin the Wheel of Stories and tell a true 1,  2 or 3 minute story on the topic they land on. Say it with me- SPIN THAT WHEEL! Expert judges TBA. Contestants TBA...and YOU??? TONIGHT, put your name in the hat and YOU could be a contestant on Story Smash! We will be drawing 1 name to play the game and be on the Story Worthy Podcast! . 

Produced by Story Worthy Media


Two item minimum purchase required inside the showroom.


General Admission – first come, first seated.  More than half of your party must be present to be seated. 

General Admission with Pre-Show Dinner ReservationWant preferred seating? Arrive a minimum of one hour prior to showtime and dine in our restaurant before the show. It is not necessary to reserve a specific time if you have selected this ticket; just arrive at least one hour prior to showtime. Dining in our restaurant before the show does not satisfy the two item minimum inside the showroom.


ALL SALES ARE FINAL


This show will be a phone-free experience. Use of cellphones, smart watches, smart accessories, cameras and recording devices will not be permitted in the performance space.

Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr cases that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times, and can access their phones throughout the show at designated Phone Use Areas in the venue. All phones will be re-secured in Yondr cases before returning to the performance space. Guests are encouraged to print their tickets in advance to ensure a smooth entry process.

Anyone seen using a cellphone during the performance will be escorted out of the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.


For Larger Group Sales: email events.hollywood@improv.com

Got Questions? CLICK HERE

Please correct the information below.

Select ticket quantity.

Complete the security check.

Promo Code

Select Tickets

Ages 18+
limit 10 per person
General Admission
GA
$10.00
General Admission with Dinner Reservation
GA
$10.00

Delivery Method

ticketFast
Will Call

Terms & Conditions

This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund. By purchasing tickets to this event, you are authorizing this charge and acknowledging our terms and conditions below.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, unless an event is cancelled by the artist or venue. There are no refunds, transfers or exchanges.
There is a two item minimum purchase per person in the showroom. Any two item combination of food or beverage satisfies the minimum. Unless otherwise stated, there are no food or beverages included with your ticket purchase.
All events are 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated in the event description. You must have a valid state or government issued photo ID to show proof of age.
All seating is on a first come first served basis. For best seating, arrive early. In order to be seated, at least half of your party must be present. Under certain circumstances, we may not be able to seat your entire party together.
Resale is not permitted and the venue has the right to cancel or deny entry to someone suspected of resale or suspected buyer of resold tickets.
Venue reserves the right to resell tickets of any person/party that has not been seated by scheduled show time. No refunds will be issued.
Valid Photo ID and the Credit Card used for the purchase must be presented to pick up tickets. Tickets will only be released to anyone other than the purchaser unless prior arrangements have been made.
Venue is a non-smoking property. Vape pens are also prohibited.
Management reserves the right to deny and refuse entry or remove parties that may be deemed a distraction to other guests. This includes those that may appear intoxicated or not abiding by venue policies.
Dress Code: Guests are asked to wear casual evening attire. Attire shall be deemed appropriate at the sole discretion of management. For security reasons, management reserves the right to search personal items and may request that personal belongings not be permitted into the venue.
Photography, videography, filming or any recording during the show is strictly prohibited.
By entering the venue, you acknowledge that the venue and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.