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Kimmel Center Presents

Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

Oct 21, 2018
3:00 PM

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Ira Glass is the creator, producer & host of This American Life, the iconic weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. Using audio clips, music, and video, Ira Glass delivers a unique talk; sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: What inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Ira Glass will mix stories live onstage and help his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers.

“You will be fierce. You will fearless. And you will make work you know in your heart is not as good as you want it to be.”
―Ira Glass

“We live in a world where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing.”
― Ira Glass

“You'll hit gold more often if you simply try out a lot of things.” ― Ira Glass

VIP Tickets include a pre-show meet and greet with Ira Glass.

Merriam Theater

250 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Run Time: 90-120 Minutes


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