About This Show

Nestor Gomez is the creator, curator, producer and host of 80 Minutes Around the World, a storytelling show which features the stories of immigrants and allies from around the world. The show has featured storytellers from China, Nigeria, Ukraine, Poland, Mexico, USA, and more.

Nestor Gomez was born in Guatemala and traveled to the United States undocumented with his siblings in the mid-80's. A few years ago, Nestor told his first story at The Moth in Chicago as a means to get over the stuttering that haunted his childhood, and has since won close to 40 Moth Story Slams in Chicago, Wisconsin and Madison, as well as winning The Chicago Moth Grand Slam several times. Nestor's stories have been featured on several national podcasts.

Running Time

90 minutes, presented with one intermission

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person.If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects(such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.
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Running Time

90 minutes, presented with one intermission

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person.If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects(such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.