Show & Tell

A Manual Cinema Production with audio stories provided by StoryCorps.

Manual Cinema animates audio stories about love, loss, and redemption from the StoryCorps archive in this special one-time-only performance as part of the Let’s Get Working” Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel. Drawing from some of StoryCorps’ most compelling recordings of everyday Americans, Show & Tell is performed with overhead projectors, shadow puppets, actors in silhouette, and live musicians performing original music and sound design.

StoryCorps is a national oral history nonprofit dedicated to recording, sharing, and preserving the stories of everyday people.