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A live satellite broadcast of "This American Life" is coming to the Summerville theater -- it's just one of four locations in the state.
The show will last about two hours and play on Thursday, April 23rd. But, here's a bit about what you'd see; from their Web site:
Ira Glass will host an actual episode of the radio program, performed onstage by some of our favorite contributors. Dan Savage, Starlee Kine, and Mike Birbiglia will tell stories. David Rakoff and Dave Hill will conduct a ‘special investigation.’ Plus a new cartoon by Chris Ware, additional visuals by Arthur Jones, and a very special appearance by Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! The performance will last around two hours. We’re going to capture the whole thing with a bunch of HD cameras, and send it live* to movie theatres all over the country.
It’s gonna be a fun night. We hope you’ll come.
Update, April 12: The Post and Courier chatted with Ira Glass about the upcoming screening -- still, I didn't see anything in the story that wasn't in the press release or already out there.