Meet & Greet the Cast of “Happy Camper” at The Wild Detectives
Get to know the cast of “Happy Camper”
before the show!
Please join The Wild Detectives in welcoming Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True Life Tales), Dallas’ buzzy live storytelling series, to Oak Cliff for a special intimate Meet & Greet event on Thurssday, April 16th from 7:30-9pm!
For our final show of the season, we’re packing lots of heat! This month, Dallas’ juciest live storytelling series for adults will bring you enough true, personal tales on the theme, “Happy Camper” to hold you over for an entire summer.
- Ken Bethea shares how he quit his corporate gig at age 30 to pursue life as a musician with the Old 97’s.
- Randy Brown remembers finding himself deep in the heart of the Grand Canyon without a lifeline.
- Ryan Gifford-Robinson works as a counselor at a remarkable camp for disabled youth.
- Self-described “weird kid” Xuan Nguyen relives her dream of camping at a Vietnamese Catholic retreat.
- Charles Scudder turns his passion for the Goatman ghost story into a career in investigative reporting.
- On a mandatory 8th grade camping trip, Melissa Smrekar learns that “it’s really liberating to say no to shit you hate.”
- Oral Fixation creator Nicole Stewart shares how getting kicked out of her summer camp in Colorado taught her it was OK to fail.
Creator Nicole Stewart will be in attendance with the cast of storytellers before their April 20th & 22th “Happy Camper” shows. Enjoy the always fantastic literary atmosphere at The Wild Detectives and learn how you can plug into this sizzling story-loving community as an audience member, a story-sharer or both!
At this *FREE* event, join us for a creative conversation about the editing process, excerpts from “Happy Camper” stories, testimonials from past storytellers, and a DRAWING FOR FREE TIX TO “Happy Camper” at Texas Theatre! Beverages (beer, wine, coffee & more) and light bites will be available for sale. RSVP on the Facebook event page now.
We can’t wait to see you there!