Orlando Story Club And SAK Comedy Lab Present A Special Mash-Up Event “Yes, And Stories” On Thursday, February 27 At SAK Comedy Lab

 

Hear Real Life Stories by Some of Central Florida’s Favorite Storytellers, Then Watch What Happens When SAK’s Ensemble Cast Takes the Reigns

Event Proceeds Benefit Downtown Arts District

WHAT:  Central Florida’s beloved storytelling series “Orlando Story Club” presents a night of non-stop laughter and unexpected surprises in a special mash-up show “Yes, And Stories” with SAK Comedy Lab.  Watch what happens when some of Orlando’s favorite storytellers share real-life stories, and the talented cast of SAK Comedy Lab take over.  Storytellers include: Ha’ani Hogan, Melanie Harris, Danielle Ziss and Bobby Wesley.  Orlando Story Club holds quarterly events throughout the year, along with special engagements.  Each event has a different theme, and all proceeds raised support different local philanthropic causes.

HOW:  Tickets for Orlando Story Club at SAK Comedy Lab are $20 General Admission ($17 Florida Resident), which can be purchased at the door or online at www.sak.com/osc.

WHERE:  SAK Comedy Lab, 29 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801.

WHEN:  Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 7:30pm-9pm.  Orlando Story Club continues this year at The Abbey on April 1, July 1, October 7 and concludes with a special “Best Of” on December 9.  Orlando Story Club will also host special events at Orlando Fringe on May 12-25 (dates TBA).

WHY:  Event proceeds support Downtown Arts District.  The Downtown Arts District is a dedicated nonprofit organization for advancing arts and economic development in the City of Orlando.  Established in 2000, the Arts District represents and serves the arts community through signature programming and public art projects.  Comprised of a series of cultural communities, the Arts District encompasses the visual arts, literature, the performing arts including music, drama, film and dance, and arts and culture-related retail businesses.  The Arts District is the producer of a series of mission-based events and programs to heighten visibility for the arts including the monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop, annual themed arts celebrations La Maschera and Día de los Muertos, Orlando Story Club and much more.  In addition, the Arts District manages and operates CityArts Orlando, the multi-use art and cultural destination in the historic Rogers Kiene Building in Downtown Orlando.

WHO:  Orlando Story Club was founded by storyteller and filmmaker Robin Cowie (“The Blair Witch Project”).  After participating in the national storytelling series, The Moth, Cowie sought out to produce the same event in Central Florida and Orlando Story Club was born.  The first event held at Orlando’s East End Market in March 2014 was a standing room only smash hit.  Two years later, Cowie’s popular series caught the attention of Downtown Orlando’s dynamic cultural community Downtown Arts District, who teamed up to put on quarterly events at The Abbey in Downtown Orlando furthering the growth of Orlando Story Club and the arts.

For more information on Orlando Story Club, visit  www.orlandostoryclub.comwww.downtownartsdistrict.com and www.facebook.com/orlandostoryclub.

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