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Ira Glass
Phone (860) 987-5900
Price $35-$45
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Theater
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Ira Glass

Saturday, May 26, 2012 8:00p

The creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it's put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for their show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do. As part of this, Glass mixes stories from the show, live onstage, combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches. And he plays funny and memorable… Show more

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Ira Glass started working in public radio in 1978, when he was 19, as an intern at National Public Radio's Washington headquarters. Over the course of the next 17 years, he worked on nearly every NPR news show and did nearly every production job they had: he was a tape-cutter, desk assistant, newscast writer, editor, producer, reporter, and substitute host....
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Mortensen Hall
166 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
(888) 824-2874
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