Pop-Up Magazine: Love Stories

October 28, 2022
7:30 PM

About the Show

An unforgettable live multimedia experience.

“Sweeping the nation with live performances of human interest stories…like an emotionally intellectual rock concert.”—Playbill

Pop-Up Magazine is the acclaimed live magazine show, featuring original and unforgettable true stories, art, music, and performance from the world’s great and emerging storytellers and journalists, accompanied by illustration, animation, film, photography, and an original score performed onstage by our musical collaborators, Magik*Magik Orchestra. Imagine a comedy show, play, concert, podcast, and film—all wrapped into one night.

Pop-Up Magazine will embark on a themed tour this fall: Love Stories. First loves and blind dates, heartbreak and missed connections, life-long companionship and chosen family. What does love mean to you? Pop-Up Magazine: Love Stories will explore powerful, hilarious, and moving stories about love in different forms: marriage, friendship, self-love, redemption, longing, and so much more.

With support from Google, Pop-Up Magazine: Love Stories will feature ASL interpreters, open captioning, audio descriptions, and ADA accessible seating. For more information, please visit our FAQ.

Contributors to Pop-Up Magazine: Love Stories include writer and actor Ryan O’Connell (Netflix’s Special; Peacock’s Queer as Folk; author of I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves), poet Sarah Kay (Project VOICE), musician Victoria Canal (Elegy EP), writer Jenée Desmond-Harris (Slate’s Dear Prudence column; contributing writer, The New York Times), Brooke Jarvis (The New York Times Magazine, Wired, The New Yorker), radio producer Rachael Cusick (Radiolab), filmmaker Nadav Kurtz (Paraiso, a Sundance Film Festival selection), comedian Pamela Rae Schuller (“What Makes Me Tic”), director Ben-Alex Dupris (“Sweetheart Dancers”), and more.

You can learn more at popupmagazine.com/lovestories.

Critical Praise

“Sweeping the nation with live performances of human interest stories…like an emotionally intellectual rock concert.”
— Playbill
“Delightful humanity”
— New York Magazine
“Picture sitting down with your smartest friends and consuming a magazine with the help of erudite narrators and live musical accompaniment....Your live event-starved senses will thank you.”
— KQED

Showtimes

Oct 28th

7:30pm

Event Details

Doors Open: 6:30 PM
Show Begins: 7:30 PM
Running Time: ~90 minutes
Ages: All ages
Performance Space: Historic Main Stage
Address: 2936 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60657
Parking: behind the building on Oakdale, and South of the building on Southport

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