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Worst Case Scenario

Story District presents Best of the Worst

October 22 / $20

Six winners of the "Worst Case Scenario" storytelling series return for a grand finale.


Sometimes the worst things make for the best stories. In spring 2019, Story District, DC's favorite storytelling operation, launched a six-show monthly series featuring true stories about epic fails, embarrassments, social faux pas and situations you might rather forget. At each show, the audience selected its favorite storyteller. Now the winners are coming back this fall for a "best of the worst" grand finale.

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Here are the dates and topics for the earlier shows in this series:

  • March 26 - Worst Job
  • April 30 - Worst Trip
  • May 28 - Worst Mistake
  • June 25- Worst Fight
  • August 27 - Worst Day
  • September 24 - Worst Decision

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Story District's mission is to turn good stories into great performances, to be a platform for diverse perspectives, and to serve as a pipeline and training ground for new voices and talent in storytelling. Named the "gold standard" in storytelling by the Washington Post and nominated for the 2012 DC Mayor's Arts Awards for Innovation in the Arts, Story District reaches an audience of more than 10,000 annually through the production of more than 25 performances, ongoing adult education classes, and custom trainings and performances for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. We value storytelling as a space for people to listen and be heard, connect with others, embrace different perspectives, examine their own lives, and explore what it means to be human.