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This American Life Host Ira Glass Presents Live Event on the Big Screen

This American Life, presents a live show via satellite linking select movie theatres nationwide. Host Ira Glass will give viewers an exclusive look at never-before-seen stories and outtakes from the second season of the show's critically-acclaimed television series, produce a segment for the radio show live, and answer questions from the nationwide audience. This American Life — Live! will originate at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of New York University and will be broadcast in high definition live to theatres nationwide on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m.


This American Life — Live! appears on the big screen in the following Houston area locations:

  • Houston Marq*E Stadium, Houston (Hosted by KUHF’s Eric Ladau)
  • Memorial City Mall, Houston
  • AMC Willowbrook 24, Houston
  • Cinemark 12 Silverlake, Pearland
  • Cinemark 19, Katy
  • Cinemark 18, Webster
  • Cinemark at Market Street, The Woodlands

Presented exclusively in select theatres in partnership with Chicago Public Radio, and in association with Public Radio International, This American Life — Live! features a rare opportunity for fans to interact with Glass via a question and answer session. Fans may email a question in advance to and select questions will be answered live by Glass during the event.

Tickets can be purchased online at .