“This American Life” and host Ira Glass will bring radio to the big screen with This American Life – Live!, a special live performance from the Skirball Center at New York University. This event will broadcast to movie theaters nationwide on May 10 7 p.m. including Sycamore 12 Theatre, 1602 Sycamore St., Iowa City.
The event will include stories by writer David Rakoff, comedian Tig Notaro and Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington. Together they will perform a live stage version of the radio show, centered on the theme “The Invisible Made Visible.” The performance will also feature a new short film by Mike Birbiglia, live music by the rock band OK Go, a dance performance by Monica Bill Barnes & Company, original animation and illustration, and special surprise guests.
Tickets for This American Life – Live! are available at participating theater box offices and online .
The show will also be repeated on May 30 at the Englert Theatre. Tickets are $19 in advance or $20 at the door.