Wesaam Al-Badry, a storyteller in the upcoming True Stories - LIve! "Second Chances," was featured this week on Huffington Post. The next True Stories - Live! is scheduled at the Haymarket Theatre for February 2. Tickets go on sale October 2. Check the blog in the coming weeks for more news of storytellers.
Lincoln criminal trial lawyer John Stevens Berry Sr. has agreed be a storyteller at the second TRUE STORIES - LIVE! John is a decorated Vietnam veteran who has tried a wide variety of cases, from murder to the largest drug bust in the history of Japan.
True Stories - Live! is proud to announce the first speaker for a storytelling encore Feb. 2 at the Haymarket Theatre -- Lincoln photographer Wesaam Al-Badry. The theme of the night is "Second Chances." Al-Badry's stunning black and white photographs of the first True Stories - Live! appear on this website. When he was seven, Wesaam and his family fled Iraq during the first Gulf War. They spent six years in a Saudi Arabia refugee camp before coming to the United States. You can read more about Wesaam in this story published today on the Common Ground News Service or at the Lincoln Journal-Star. You can also visit his site at wesaamphoto.com.
Tickets for the next True Stories - Live! go on sale on October 2. The theme is "Second Chances." This can be literal of figurative. If you know anyone in Lincoln (and vicinity) who would make a good storyteller, please give me a head's up at firstname.lastname@example.org.