About This event

80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories showcases stories by immigrants, refugees, and allies on their immigration experience. Founded by 60+ time Moth Story Slam winner Nestor Gomez, the first show debuted in 2017 with showings in Chicago theaters, before making its way to New York City in summer 2018 and LA in 2021. The wide breath of participants over the years have included storytellers, writers, comedians, and other performers.

80 Minutes Around the World  also exists as a podcast called Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez. This podcast is hosted by Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling.

The Chicago shows are produced and hosted by ​Nestor "the boss" Gomez, the New York shows and podcasts are produced by ​Angel Ling and the L.A shows are produced and hosted by ​M.J. Kang.

lineup

Friday, July 22: Nestor Gomez, Emily Navarro, Himabindu Poroori, Imran Mohammad, Stephanie Douglas, Onelia Piyatilake, Archy Jamjun, Jessi Realz

Saturday, July 23: Nestor Gomez, Eric Prado, Olha Tsvyntarna, Raquel Garcia, Lily Be, Lynne Jordan.

Running Time

90-120 minutes, including 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.

Running Time

90-120 minutes, including 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.