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"City Stories: Stoops to Nuts" 
September 9, 2014
 @ Cornelia Street Café @ 6pm






“The Best of New York: Storytelling at The Cornelia Street Café…” 
NY Daily News


Tricia Alexandro is a native of Queens, NY. She’s an actress, writer and storyteller who
loves to dance. She comes from a family of performers and is grateful to live in NYC - a
mecca of self-expression and community. Tricia recently had a reading of the new play
she wrote, called 40 Love, at The Bank Street Theatre, home of the LAByrinth Theater
Company. She is a member of The Barrow Group Theater Company, where she has
performed in numerous productions, including her one woman show, The Family
Jewels. Tricia has just returned from Manhattan Film School, where she shot two short
films and she has her sights set on doing a lot more on-camera acting in TV and film.
Her website is www.triciaalexandro.com.


Tara Clancy's writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Paris Review Daily and The Rumpus. She is a Moth GrandSlam winner, a regular storyteller at their Mainstage shows and is forthcoming on The Moth Radio Hour. And she is currently hard at work on her memoir, The Clancys of Queens, set to be released by Crown in 2016. More at www.taraclancy.com 


Ginny Leise an actor & comedian. She is the host of The Shame Game: a storytelling GAMESHOW and currently touring with the Awkward Sex and the City Tour.. http://ginnyleise.com/


Rebecca Mills is an actor/writer (member: AEA, SAG-AFTRA). She is working on Warning: Don’t Laugh at the Natives, a comedic memoir based on a decade of misadventures in New York City. She has performed excerpts of the book in a one-woman show called “Charmed” at The Peoples Improv Theatre. Additionally, she has performed her writing at Joe’s Pub, the Laurie Beechman Theatre, The Moth, Honey and Poison, Stoop to Nuts at Cornelia Street Cafe, Rabbit Tales, Drunken! Careening! Writers! at KGB, and The Disagreement at Culturefix, Popsickle Brooklyn, Renegade Reading Series, and The Buzzard's Banquet. She is also a sommelier and wine writer.


Thomas Pryor's work is published in The New York Times, A Prairie Home Companion, and other periodicals. His blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," is listed in The New York Times Blog Roll. Thomas appeared on PBS's TV series: "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC TV’s “New York Nonstop,” and Radio’s “This American Life.” His book, "River to River ~ New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was published in 2012 (YBK). Last year, the Café hosted his photography exhibition. NBC TV, New York Press and NY1 TV praised the exhibit and the book. Pryor’s book, “I Hate the Dallas Cowboys – tales of a scrappy New York boyhood,” will be published in October 2014 (YBK).

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