About the show
Three of NYC’s top storytellers doing excerpts from their solo shows.
Harmon Leon’s American Horror Story
excerpt from the upcoming Edinburgh Festival show. Harmon has made a career infiltrating extremist groups. A multimedia journey into such horrific Trump America entities as Hell House: A Christian haunted house where they scare the Jesus into you…LITERALLY!
Colleen Hindsley’s That’s Not How It Happened
features stories about the bar, getting lost, creepy clowns, international criminals, corporate ineptitude, and questionable boyfriends.
Richard Cardillo leads us on a journey through his experiences growing up in a huge Italian family, 14 years as a Catholic monk in a monastery, 8 years as a missionary in the mountains of Peru and through it all, insisting that he can “pray away the gay”
For three years straight, the annual StoryFest: A Festival of Storytelling has been playing to sold-out crowds Curated by The PIT in tandem with international storyteller Harmon Leon (TALE, Vice, author of Meet the Deplorables), this year StoryFest will extend to a four-day festival that celebrates the very best of the NYC storytelling scene.
StoryFest aims to spotlight the wide variety of themed shows that dot the New York landscape – and trumpet what’s best about our storytelling scene.
StoryFest: July 12th, 13th, & 15th at The PIT Underground