TV Tacoma paid a visit to our Epic Battles show back in November. This is the piece they produced for their latest episode of the arts magazine, artTown.
At every show, after our Main Stage storytellers, we invite the audience to take part in a Story Slam where they can share their own 5 minute story on the night’s theme. (If the story is really rolling, people can sometimes squeak past the clock.) Our audience votes for the winner with the highly calibrated (not) Human Applause-O-Meter. The winner…
Drunken Telegraph Designer Britton Sukys created custom Stage Art for our Broadway Center appearances this season. We hope to give this little mountain and cityscape a temporary home to visit with Tacomans until our next show at the Broadway Center, April 11, 2014.
Show Photos: Scott Haydon
Backstage Photos: Megan Sukys
It wasn’t until the week after he was ordained as a minister that Tad Monroe learned what it really meant to love his enemy, a violent and troubled step-father.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HIS STORY[audio http://www.drunkentelegraph.com/11-15-13%20Tad%20Monroe.MP3]
As a 16 year old Army brat, Jane Brazell wanted nothing more than to graduate from the high school where she got her class ring. So, she tried to outsmart her father – and by extension the US Government – to avoid moving to Germany.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HER STORY
Colin McArthur accepted his hereditary political affiliation, even interning as a Republican in the Arizona Senate, until an encounter with the very symbol of America changed his mind.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HIS STORY[audio http://www.drunkentelegraph.com/11-15-13%20Colin%20McArthur.mp3]
When her father determined an Alaska vacation could restore his hunting reputation, Erin Walker’s luck with “plunking” led to an epic journey to get their prize home to Memphis.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HER STORY[audio http://www.drunkentelegraph.com/11-15-13%20Erin%20Walker.MP3]
Tricia DeOme was a gung-ho community organizer in the Central neighborhood of Tacoma – and pregnant – when she found herself taking on the international corporation Clear Channel to ban digital billboards in the city.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HER STORY[audio http://www.drunkentelegraph.com/11-15-13%20Tricia%20DeOme.mp3]
Ken Sikes is a pastor in South Tacoma, married with three children and a dog on the way. But, in his senior year of high school, his bright future was almost lost to the allure of a pilfered pizza.
CLICK ON THE TRIANGLE BELOW TO HEAR HIS STORY[audio http://www.drunkentelegraph.com/11-15-13%20Ken%20Sikes.mp3]