The department has received an offer for free tickets to the live podcast airing of Selected Shorts: Too Hot for Radio this Saturday, November 19 at the Vittum Theater.
The event is part of the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival tacking place all weekend. Too Hot For Radio is a spin off of the public radio show and podcast Selected shorts where stars of stage and screen read short stories aloud in front of an audience.
The show will feature readings by Carrie Coon (The Leftovers), Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds), Justin Kirk (Weeds), K. Todd Freeman (Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me host, Peter Sagal performing humorous and saucy stories by Benjamin Nugent, Michael Czyzniejewski, Rebecca Schiff, Andres Dubus that, due to language issues or content advisories are, well, too hot for radio. The evening will be hosted by comedian Kevin Townley.
If anyone’s interested in going, please contact Jennifer Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org for free tickets.