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The Moth Comes to Nantucket on Monday, August 18

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WCAI is proud to host the first-ever evening of The Moth on Nantucket. Join us for a memorable show of true stories told live, on the theme of "Walk the Line." It's Monday, August 18th, at the First Congregational Church, 62 Center Street. Show starts at 7:30pm. 

Ticket information is here.

Our Host
Rachel Dratch was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for seven seasons. Before that she was on the Mainstage at Second City in Chicago for four years. She currently performs in Celebrity Autobiography at the Triad Theater. Her book, Girl Walks into a Bar, was published by Gotham in 2012.

Our Storytellers
An accomplished standup comedian, actor and writer, Taylor Negron has directed a musical salute to Telly Savalas, called Who Loves You Baby, at the SoHo Playhouse and at Joe’s Pub. As director, Taylor staged Patricia Scanlon’s play Three Feet Under at the Evidence Room. Recent projects include the award-winning PSA What Kind Of Planet Are We On?, selected as the 2010 Most Innovative Non-Profit YouTube video, and a new stage show, The Unbearable Lightness of Being Taylor Negron, featuring original songs by both Negron and Logan Heftel. He has starred in his own HBO special and appeared on The Tonight Show, as well as in films such as Stuart Little, The Last Boy Scout, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Aristocrats and Punchline, alongside Sally Field and Tom Hanks. Recent TV appearances include The Joy Behar Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Wizards of Waverly Place. He performs regularly across the United States and is one of the founding members of The UnCabaret, dubbed “the Mother show of Alternative Comedy” by the Wall Street Journal. Negron lives in New York City, keeps NO pets and just did a TEDx talk on Mae West.

Bobby Stoddard lives high in the hills of Vermont with his wife and children. When not obsessing over skiing and mountain biking, Bobby is a builder. He specializes in repurposing antique barns, turning them into homes, studios and furniture, among other reincarnations. The bulk of his work over the last five years has been constructing, from scratch, all of the buildings for Zeno Mountain Farm, a camp for people with disabilities in Lincoln, Vermont. Included at the camp are two wheelchair accessible tree houses and an 1850s railroad freight building repurposed as a theatre. Both he and his wife have long been fanatical travelers in the backpacker spirit. They continue this lifestyle, only now with their two small children in tow and a slightly more discerning eye. Bobby is a longtime listener of The Moth who made the leap to storyteller when he drove five hours from Vermont to New York City and threw his name in the hat at a sold-out StorySLAM. He is also a national and world champion ultimate Frisbee player.

Bethany Van Delft has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She is a regular performer and producer at Women in Comedy Festival and The Boston Comedy Festival. She has appeared on TV Guide’s Stand Up in Stilettos, as well as Nick Jr.’s Parental Discretion and Nick Mom’s Night Out, for which she nightly thanks her baby.

...among others!