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No, YOU Tell It!: College Try


Symphony Space pairs up with the long-running nonfiction series No, YOU Tell It! for a special evening of switched-up storytelling.

The night features entertainers and educators Kevin Allison (RISK!), Brett Felder (College Board), Dion Flynn (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), and Najah Imani Muhammad (Leaders by Choice), trading true tales inspired by the theme “College Try.”

Plus, play story trivia for fun literary prizes and donations made to Bottom Line on behalf of the winners.

Bottom Line partners with thousands of degree-aspiring students from under-resourced communities as they get into college, graduate, and go far in life. Learn more and get involved at

For each No, YOU Tell It! show, four storytellers work together with the creative team to develop true tales on the page. Then they swap stories to embody their partner’s culture, identity, and life experience on stage. Audiences bear witness as story partners share in each other’s emotions directly instead of empathizing from a distance.

Hosted by story directors Ellie Dvorkin Dunn and Nicole Shawan Junior.

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Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 75 minutes

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