TELL is an evening of story telling from the mouths and minds of queers in NYC hosted by Drae Campbell at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division since February 2014.
DATING is the theme of the thirty-second installment of TELL. Featuring Micah Brown, Katie Liederman, and Shane O’Neill.
$10 suggested donation – no one turned away for lack of funds
Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in with Rebecca Drysdale, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in festivals globally. Drae won the grand prize at the first annual San Miguel De Allende Storytelling Festival in Mexico. She once reigned as Miss LEZ and also got dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by AfterEllen.com for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell hosts and curates a monthly queer storytelling show called TELL at BGSQD. Check her out online! www.draecampbell.com.
Micah Brown is a non binary NYC native and self-proclaimed wise guy who works as a barista in NoLita, and is never short of stories or perspective. With an emphasis on Spotify playlist-based self care, he’s been navigating adulthood and neurodivergence without any major injuries (so far).
Katie Liedermanis a writer, playwright and director whose next play, about a sordid love affair between a magician and a saxophone player opens August 2017. She also hosts a monthly travel storytelling event at Metropolitan called TRIPS and you should come talk to her after the show if you have a story to tell.
Shane O’Neill is a writer, performer, video maker, and homosexual living in Brooklyn, NY. His writing and videos have been featured on The New York Times website, Refinery29, and ArtNews New York. He and his work have appeared onstage at Joe’s Pub, the LaMama Theater, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and at too many gay bars and queer DIY party spaces to list here. He has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe via his musical persona Shane Shane. “Jane Johnson for the Stay At Home Shopper,” an original musical he wrote with Jill Pangallo, recently debuted at the OUTsider festival in Austin, TX. You can see him in New York City at his monthly comedy/variety shows “Tonight’s Special with Shane Shane” and “S.U.C.K. (Stand Up Comedy Klub).” He has a boyfriend named Dusty, a cat named Wanda, and a lovely family–both chosen and by blood–in the Great Midwest, all of whom he loves a great deal.