Ada Cheng

Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller, improviser, and stand-up comic. She is a one-time Moth storyslam winner, a presenter at the National Storytelling Conference, and a runner-up at Chicago’s Bughouse Square Debates. She has been featured at storytelling shows in Chicago and Atlanta. She has also told stories at The Moth in Chicago, New York, […]

Ann Marie

Ann Marie is a Chinese opera singing, playwriting, joke telling, filmmaking, hard femme with way too many hobbies. Having performed for the past 17 years, Ann Marie has participated in every aspect of the theatre scene from sketch comedy to puppeteering Turkish shadow theatre. You can see her around Chicago performing stand up at the […]

Stephanie Nicole Hammond

Stephanie Nicole Hammond

The first things anyone will notice about Stephanie Hammond when meeting her are her sassy good-natured humor, her love for all things sparkly, and her sharp eye for a good story. Stephanie is a West Virginia transplant who has made Chicago her home and playground. After attending West Virginia University, Stephanie quickly realized that an […]

Roberta Miles

ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70’s and her life’s indiscretions and romantic regrets. Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has […]

Lily Be

Lily Be is an Urban Legend, a Queen and a Killer. Lily Be is a nanny, a momma, a woman of life. She is also a Moth StorySLAM and GrandSLAM champion. She is co-host of Stoop Side Stories, which takes place the last Thursday of the month at Rosa’s Lounge in Humboldt Park.  You can listen […]