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Storytelling Live!

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Teller-in-Residence Series

May 5 – October 31, 2015 - Tickets go on sale April 1st.

Now in its 14th season, Storytelling Live!—the International Storytelling Center’s renowned teller-in-residence (TIR) series—features a lineup of 26 nationally-known storytellers in Jonesborough, Tennessee—the storytelling capital of the world.  From May to November, a different artist appears each week in live Matinee Performances at the Center theater.  Special Features, Evening Performances, Children’s Concerts, and Christmas Concerts are also presented.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets are $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week - a 44% savings over regular adult admission!

Storytelling Live! is sponsored by the following media sponsors News 5 WCYB, FOX Tri-Cities, Tri-Cities CW, Johnson City Press, Kingsport Times News, Herald & Tribune and Cumulus Media

Celebrate the Teller In Residence program and support The International Storytelling Center by becoming a Friend of Storytelling Live!

For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276.  Tickets go on sale April 1st.


Matinee Performances

Matinee Performances

Performed Tues - Sat from May to November.

Evening Performances

Evening Storytelling Concerts

The finest works of some of our Tellers-in-Residence.

Children's Performances

Children’s Performances

Exciting Saturday morning programs.

Storytelling Workshops

Storytelling Workshops

There is a workshop for everyone.


TIR Schedule

Featuring a different storyteller each week.