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Marla Tells a Love Story

Marla won our Beasts StorySlam and now she’s competing at the Summer Grand Slam on Wednesday, May 25! Marla told the story about the time a possum fell through her ceiling…twice. Watch the full story below!

Name: Marla Burkholder
Current Location (as specific as possible, please): West Philly
Slam won: Beasts, January 2011, L’Etage
What’s your dream StorySlam theme? Beasts part 2
Tell us a summer story in 10 words: One summer I cleaned hundreds of toilets at Pottypalooza.
What’s the best story you ever heard? Tough one.  Probably any story by my 90 year-old grandfather.
Why should your competitors watch their backs? No one knows being out of place like a Mennonite girl.

Check out our our other grand slammers here and don’t forget to get your ticket for the Grand Slam!

– Laura

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Overdoing it at Fringe Arts (Tickets on sale Dec. 3)
  • Date: December 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: FringeArts
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106