Talk Therapy Stories & Open Mic — True Stories about Mental Health Performed Live

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Comic Angela Cobb (A Hot Mess) and storytellers Peter Aguero (Daddy Issues; The Moth) and Selena Coppock (Bitchcraft; New Rules for Blondes) perform on the October 8 edition of Talk Therapy Stories + Open Mic. A storytelling open mic offers audience members a chance to tell a 6-minute true story. $5. Doors @ 7pm, show @ 7:30. QED, 27–16 23rd Ave, Astoria. N to Ditmars. Advance tickets: http://qedastoria.com/collections/shows/products/talk-therapy-stories-7

“We all have baggage; some of us talk about it on stage” is the motto of Talk Therapy Stories + Open Mic, a monthly storytelling show hosted by Lori Baird at QED: A Place to Show & Tell in Astoria. The show features comics, actors, storytellers, and regular folks telling true stories — sometimes funny, occasionally sad, and always compelling — related to mental health.