Daisey’s most provocative subject yet: America’s relationship with guns. Throwing easy answers and partisan bickering out the window, he delves into the history of the gun and its place in our national culture, cutting through the political static with hilarious comedy, brilliant observation and pitch-perfect timing.

“The master storyteller – one of the finest solo performers of his generation”The New York Times


Jan 3 2014

PlayMakers presents world premiere of Mike Daisey’s ‘The Story of the Gun’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “The Story of The Gun,” created and performed by award-winning storyteller-monologuist Mike Daisey, Jan. 8-12. Mike Daisey, photo by Ursa Waz The professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specially commissioned the production as part of its PRC² series. PRC²… Read more »



“Story of the Gun” address political, emotional issue of gun control
By Josephine Yurcaba
The Daily Tar Heel
January, 13, 2014

BWW Reviews: Daisey’s THE STORY OF THE GUN is a Conversation-Starter
By Larisa Mount
Broadway World
January 12, 2014

Mike Daisey’s R-Rated Monologue, “The Story of the Gun,” Explodes Some Cherished Shibboleths
By Martha Keravuori and Chuck Galle
Triangle Arts and Entertainment
January 11th, 2014

By Alan R. Hall
Classical Voice of North Carolina

January 8, 2014



By Carol Jackson & Phoebe Judge
WUNC 91.5
January 9, 2014
By Rebecca Pollack
The Daily Tar Heel
January 8, 2014
By BWW News Desk
Broadway World
Dec 18, 2013