Fight, Flight, or Freeze

The body has an automatic network designed to protect us from threat or danger. This stay-safe system is also amazing fodder for personal stories. Were you a deer in headlights when you should have run for the hills? That eighth grade fight in the girls’ bathroom—did you start it? 

Relax in the comfort of the Dreamland with a glass (or two) of wine as we welcome a group of handpicked storytellers who are ready to let their cortisol-inducing tales flow for you and you alone (well, you and 300 of your closest friends). 

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Friday June 21st
doors at 8:30 PM | Show at 9:00 PM
at dreamland main

Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg

Ophira Eisenberg hosts NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy, trivia show Ask Me Another where she interviews and plays silly games with Sir Patrick Stewart, Taye Diggs, Awkwafina, Roxane Gay, Terry Crews, Josh Groban, Nick Kroll, Tony Hawk, George Takei, Sasha Velour, Ethan Hawke, Julia Stiles, Lewis Black, Uzo Aduba, and more. She is a regular host and teller on The Moth Radio Hour. Her stories have also been included in two of The Moth’s best-selling collections, including the most recent: Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible. Eisenberg’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamywas optioned for a feature film. She has appeared on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, The New Yorker Festival, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s GirlsGotham LiveThe Late Late ShowToday, and VH-1. Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon and iTunes.