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Storytellers: Megan Gogerty

Telling the Truth Through Jokes

 $5 – $25

  Online Event

Presented by Englert Wavelength

Event Description

Ticketing is limited to 20 attendees. Please register only if you plan to attend.

Tickets are available on a ‘pay-what-you-can’ sliding scale with a suggested payment of $25 (minimum $5).

Box Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(319) 688-2653

In this gentle and fun crash course, comedian and playwright Megan Gogerty will lead the class through the basics of standup comedy – how to write, edit, and deliver jokes based on your real life. No experience is required, just a smidge of courage and the ability to laugh at yourself! Women, people of color, and other folks who consistently get talked over during meetings are especially encouraged to attend.

About the Instructor

Megan Gogerty is a playwright and comedian. In her solo show Lady Macbeth and Her Pal, Megan played the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won the Audience Pick of the Fringe at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Her play Bad Panda (Theatre Without Borders, Beijing; Iron Crow Theatre Co.; WordBRIDGE Boomerang Playwright honoree) is published by Original Works Publishing and was translated into Spanish for a five-month run at Del Teatro Milan in Mexico City. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution listed her solo show Hillary Clinton Got Me Pregnant in their yearly Top Ten Best Plays. Other plays include FEAST. (Riverside Theatre, Know Theatre of Cincinnati); Housebroken (Riverside Theatre, Hollins University); Save Me, Dolly Parton (Riverside Theatre, Synchronicity Theatre; named among Best Plays in Atlanta by Creative Loafing). She currently teaches playwriting at the University of Iowa and is a regularly returning visiting faculty for the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University.

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