The Dollar Store Show

dollar store showThe traveling literary show (yep, that's what we said) is rolling into town tonight for a free show at Valentine's. So, what's the word? From the The Dollar Store Show site:

Stealing from the Chicago improv community's bag of tricks, The Dollar Store uses a "suggestion" for the pieces performed in the show. Each writer is given an item purchased at a local dollar store (mundane to insane) and a month to craft a story (fiction or non-) that involves the item as directly or obliquely as the author wishes. The item is then put on display during, or incorporated into the performance.

Here's a piece about the show from Current.tv.

In addition to TDSS' traveling lineup, tonight's show will feature local writers Colie Collen, Shane Jones and Daniel Nester.

The show starts at 7 pm.

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