Apr. 25: André De Shields, Jon Goode, Tiq Milan, Victor Levenstein, Marguerite María Rivas and More Set for The Moth’s 25th Anniversary Show, HELL-BENT: THE MOTH ON BROADWAY, at the Walter Kerr Theatre

The global storytelling nonprofit THE MOTH is making its Broadway debut with a special storytelling show, HELL-BENT: THE MOTH ON BROADWAY, at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Monday, April 25th. Doors open at 6pm, show begins at 7pm. Tickets are $35 – $100, www.themoth.org

Author, poet, playwright and Moth storyteller Jon Goode will host the evening which will feature stories from Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields; journalist and human rights activist Tiq Milan; author Victor Levenstein; and Staten Island Poet Laureate Marguerite María Rivas.

Featuring true tales about the bound and determined. Ditching the old in search of the new, throwing caution to the wind, and the nerve to gamble it all. Whole-hearted and single-minded. The road to redemption…or the path to destruction. Pedal to the metal!

The Broadway bow celebrates both the organization’s 25th anniversary as well as the launch of its new book, How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth (Crown; Hardcover), which will be released on April 26th. Click here to purchase the book.

Lia Chang

Lia Chang loves to tell stories that are diverse and inclusive – as an actor, a multi-media content producer, award-winning filmmaker, and a performing arts photographer and documentarian. Photo archives: Lia Chang Theater Portfolio collection,1989-2011, housed in the AAPI collection in the Library of Congress’ Asian Reading Room; Lia Chang Photography Collection in The Billy Rose Theatre Division of the New York Public Library. Awards: 2000 OCA Chinese American Journalist Award, the 2001 AAJA National Award for New Media. Lia is an AAJA Executive Leadership Graduate (2000), a Western Knight Fellow at USC’s Annenberg College of Communications for Specialized Journalism on Entertainment Journalism in the Digital Age (2000), a National Press Photographers Association Visual Edge/Visual Journalism Fellow at the Poynter Institute for New Media (2001), a Scripps Howard New Media Fellow at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2002), and a National Tropical Garden Environmental Journalism Fellow (2003). A co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, Lia makes films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. She stars in and is the Executive Producer for the indie films Hide and Seek (AA Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Best Actress Nomination), Rom-Com Gone Wrong, and When the World Was Young (2021 DisOrient Film Audience Choice Award for Best Short Narrative). Lia has also appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, and The Last Dragon. Along with an extensive career in Off-Broadway productions, favorite stage credits include her debut as Liat in a national tour of South Pacific with Barbara Eden and Robert Goulet and playing Joy in Signature Theatre’s revival of Sam Shepard’s Chicago. www.liachang.com, www.liachangphotography.com

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