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The Narrators Podcast is the audio companion to the monthly storytelling show hosted by Ron S. Doyle and Erin Rollman in Denver and Robert Rutherford and Mary Robertson in San Diego. Comedians, actors, musicians, writers, and other creative types share true stories from their lives centered on a monthly theme. Voted “Best Free Entertainment” in Westword’s Best of Denver awards.

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The Narrators Ep. 151: Mona de Vestel, “Two Children”

Mona de Vestel is a writer who grew up in Brussels and now lives in San Diego. She told this story on 12 December 2017 at Tiger!Tiger! Tavern. The theme of the evening was “Chance.” Happy 2018, everyone! We’re excited to share an entire new year of stories with you. A quick reminder: The San […]

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The Narrators Ep. 150: Stephen Brackett, “Your Light”

Alright folks, we’ve almost made it, just a few days left. The horror and joy that was 2017 is in the bag and we’ve got a fresh year to project all of our hopes, anxieties and promises upon—here’s hoping the good bits stick. Today’s story comes from one of our favorite humans, Stephen Brackett. He’s […]

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The Narrators Ep. 149: Adam Veal, “Digging”

Well, we’ve almost reached the end. There is just one more chance to see The Narrators in 2017—this Wednesday, 20 December at Buntport Theater in Denver. Thanks to all of you out there listening to this podcast, to the folks who have attended our live shows, and to the performers who’ve shared their stories this […]

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The Narrators Ep. 148: Byron Graham, “A Nerd With Pride”

Today’s story comes from Denver writer and comedian, Byron Graham. He told this story about his brother locking him in a cabinet which he describes as “about the size of a child’s coffin” on 18 October 2017 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the evening was “In the Dark.” This year is […]

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Behold! The Narrators’ 2018 Themes

We here at The Narrators Brain Trust are pleased as punch to announce our storytelling themes for 2018. Every year we come together—with long lists of suggestions from our storytellers, scrawled handwritten bursts of inspiration from longtime audience members, growing heaps of past year runner-up themes—and attempt to whittle down to a list of themes […]

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The Narrators Ep. 147: Jimiliz Valiente-Neighbors, “Darker”

Today’s story comes from sociology professor, actor, and writer, Jimiliz Valiente-Neighbors. This story was recorded live on 14 November 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Under Your Skin.” Our final two shows of the year will take place on Tuesday, 12 December in San Diego and Wednesday, […]

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The Narrators Ep. 146: Carlos Madrid, “Junkyard Dog”

Alright, one major US holiday down and we’re on the steep slide to the end of the year. For those of you out there feeling a post-Black Friday surge in your minimalist tendencies, here’s a story from long-time friend and first time storyteller Carlos Madrid. His story was recorded live on 20 September 2017 at Buntport […]

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The Narrators Ep. 145: Irene Bonner “Shining Jewel of Hatred”

Today’s story come from show favorite, Irene Bonner. This story was recorded live on 12 September 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego, California. The theme of the evening was “Space.” To everyone who turned out for any and all of our special shows in the last few month, thank you. We are truly […]

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The Narrators Ep. 144: Steven Burge – “A Trip to a Star”

Today’s story comes from show favorite and one of Denver’s most beloved actors, Steven Burge. Steven’s story was recorded live on 20 September 2017 at  Buntport Theater in Denver, CO. The theme of the evening was “Space.” Thanks to everyone who came out to our Halloween show in Tijuana and our two special shows at […]

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The Narrators Ep. 143: Ellen Wright – “A Space That Wasn’t There”

Today’s story comes from storyteller, Ellen Wright. Ellen told this story about herself, her brother, and the fluctuating space between them at our San Diego show last month.This story was recorded live on 12 September 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego, California. The theme of the evening was “Space.” Thanks to everyone who […]

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