“Our Little Secret”: Meet the Storytellers, Part 2

Here it is, our last secret! (For now.) As many of you know, this Saturday, January 28th, Ex Fabula travels to Alverno’s Pitman Theatre for the New Year Spectacular with the theme “Our Little Secret.” Unlike our monthly Slams, this special event features 10-minute curated stories and is an afternoon (yep, a 3 pm show) not to be missed.

We’ve built the anticipation as high as possible, so let’s meet the last three Spectacular Storytellers!

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Perfect Storm – Recap

December 14th–The first true breath of Wisconsin winter. The Wind Chill blew a bitter, bone-chilling cold, which seemed to only embolden the Ex Fabula audience to bundle up and face Old Man Winter for our December StorySlam (and the last of 2016), “Perfect Storm.”

As the crowd meandered into the Times Theater, there was an electricity in the air. While holiday tunes played overhead, strangers and friends chatted as audience members freed themselves from their protective layers and settled in for a night of love, laughter and loss.Continue reading “Perfect Storm – Recap”


Forgotten:Recap

Mother Nature, did you forget that it’s spring? While we continue to navigate the fluctuating weather patterns, locals packed into the Times Cinema on Tuesday evening for true, personal stories relating to the theme of Forgotten’.Continue reading “Forgotten:Recap”


My Life of Crime: Recap

Stolen fireworks, pop star aliases & adult beverages. Ex Fabula’s My Life of Crime StorySlam at the Times Cinema on Wednesday night brought out a variety of true, personal stories about ill conceived adventures. Continue reading “My Life of Crime: Recap”


Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam recap

Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam recap

Monday night Broadscope Disability Services and Ex Fabula proudly presented Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam, an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Steve & Joel Dresang.
Steve & Joel Dresang.

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Oops StorySlam at Lucille’s

This month, Ex Fabula returned to Lucille’s Piano Bar on Old World Third. A packed house enjoyed many variations on the theme of “Oops!” The always terrific team, Leah Delaney and Dasha Kelly, served as emcees for the evening, sharing serious and funny UltraShorts from the audience. Continue reading “Oops StorySlam at Lucille’s”


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Close Encounters RECAP

A lingering polar vortex was almost a close encounter in itself, but it wasn’t enough to stop story fans from coming out to our first Story Slam of the year, “Close Encounters”! And boy did we start the year off with a bang – African lions, New Kids on the Block, Gen Con, and Mozart were just the beginning of our journey through nine tales of “Close Encounters”!

Missed out? Check out our recap below, or listen to our monthly podcast, which you can subscribe to on iTunes. Continue reading “Close Encounters RECAP”


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Spectacular RECAP

Ex Fabula’s Spectacular show at Turner Hall Ballroom featured veteran storytellers sharing various tales of Bad Company. Megan McGee and Dasha Kelly shared emcee duties for the evening, delighting the crowd with their charms and sharing some fun facts about our storytellers. Continue reading “Spectacular RECAP”