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This American Life's Live Stage Show 'The Invisible Made Visible' Now Available Online [Trailer]

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood November 19, 2012 at 3:08PM

In "The Invisible Made Visible," radio show This American Life went live onstage for "radio you can watch."
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Invisible Made Visible
Dancers Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass | Credit: Adrianne Mathiowetz

In "The Invisible Made Visible," radio show This American Life went live onstage for "radio you can watch." Fans can now watch the full-length stream for $5 here; DMR-free copies are also available for download.

The show was curated by This American Life's Ira Glass and was broadcast live into theaters in the US, Canada and Australia from its New York venue. The two hour show features monologues from David Sedaris, Glynn Washington and Ryan Knighton; a short film by Mike Birbiglia; a musical performance from OK Go; a live dance plus stories from Tig Notaro, Glass and TAL contributor David Rakoff.

Check out the trailer below.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.