First Wednesdays at THE VIRGIL
RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV's legendary sketch comedy show, The State, RISK! has been downloaded tens of millions of times and has featured incredible true stories from Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, Trevor Noah, Michael Ian Black, and regular folks from around the world. Slate calls RISK! "jaw-dropping, hilarious and just plain touching." Come see RISK! live to hear incredible true stories that will make you laugh, cry and feel more human. Learn more at www.RISK-show.com.
DAVID CRABB is a performer, author & storyteller who hosts the RISK! live show in LA. His solo show, Bad Kid, was named a New York Times Critics' Pick. Bad Kid, the memoir, was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David has coached storytelling at UCB, The PIT, The Moth, NYU & The Story Studio. His new solo show, "US & Them & Me & You," debuted in 2018. David is currently a professor of Autobiographical Performance at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
DOORS 7:30PM | SHOW 8PM
$12 PRESALE | $15 DOOR
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