Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Sat, Jul 13 at 7:30pm

  • 21+
  • ASL interpreted
Hi! We've set aside tickets for purchase at the venue as soon as door open @ 6:30 — come get some and some falafel from the delicious Aybla food truck — outside the venue from 6:30 to 7:30!!

STORYTELLERS:

+ CHRIS WILLIAMS Past Winner, Creator of Front Porch Sessions and The Turnout Storytelling Series, Does a Spon-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life
+ KATIE PIATT Past Winner, Member of That’s What She Said Queer Comedy Collective, Seasoned Performance Artist, Grandma in Training
+ LEATHER STORRS Past Winner, Cook at Noble Rot, Can Sing the Shit out of Bad Company, Dad Swam Against and Defeated JFK
+ JIMMY RADOSTA Oregon Native, Appeared in Mortified Nation, Former Journalist, Communications Director for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, Set the Guinness World Record For World's Longest Drag Queen Chorus Line
+ ALINA ALIYAR Proud Parent, Chocolatier, Executive Producer of 7 Deadly Sins Show, Public Ugly Crier
+ ALEX DANG Writer, Program Specialist at Literary Arts, Knows Too Much About the Show Friends, Former Speech and Debate Champion

Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE
Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY.fm
ASL Interpretation by Blake Wales

DOORS 6:30PM ⎮ SHOW 7:30PM
$16-26 ADVANCE ⎮ $20 DOOR — Note: We will have walk-up tickets set aside for sale at the door. VIP ticket holders will receive $10 GC to Civic Taproom, two passes to Helium Comedy Club, two passes to The Siren Theater, two for one tickets to Front Porch Sessions Storytelling/Broke Gravy Improv coupon, tea and swag from The Jasmine Pearl, and specials from Popina and Skin by Marywynn. Plus have seats reserved in the front rows until 5 mins before showtime.

10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK. In 2018 our audiences provided 2500 meals!!! 

More about Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE…
How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 6 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part…each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

The audience votes for a winner at the end of the night who will receive over $250 of booty from our sponsors and partners including $50 from Skin by Marywynn, a Betsy and Iya $25 GC/pair of earrings, tickets to Helium Comedy Club, $20 to Powell’s, a sexy lip treatment from Skin by Marywynn, $10 to Civic Taproom, a glass contained prize from New Deal distillery, tea from The Jasmine Pearl, two tickets to Portland Center Stage, a Finger Bang gift certificate, and bragging rights for life!

The winner also draws an audience winner to receive all of the above (minus the 50 bucks) PLUS $100 to Popina Swimwear and two VIP tickets to a RUSSIAN ROULETTE show!

*Storytellers subject to change without notice. Stories may contain explicit language and/or subject matter.


The Old Church

1422 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97201

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