The first Tuesday of each month, Tales from the South features one person sharing their life story. They call it Tin Roof Project. December features filmmaker Warren McCullough. The program will be Tuesday, December 3.
Music is by the Salty Dogs and blues guitarist Mark Simpson.
Warren spent his early career in Los Angeles where he starred in national TV commercials such as “Jaguar,” “Bud Light, Natural Light,” “Zicam” and “GoodYear.” He has worked alongside stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Molly Sims and Steve Carell. He has acted in over twenty films, dozens of plays and has appeared on The Chelsea Handler Show and on the pages of Glamour, Blender and People magazines. He worked on television sets such as E.R., Entourage, Crossing Jordan, and The Young & The Restless and also movie sets such as He’s Just Not That Into You and Yes, Man. While in L.A., Warren studied acting at the Anita Jesse Studio under the critically acclaimed acting teacher Anita Jesse. He also studied with acting coach to the stars, Margie Haber.
In 2009, he relocated back to the mid west to start Warmac Films production company. He wrote and directed the feature film Silent Night and is preparing to release it as his production company’s first full-length film. Warren is currently in preproduction on a short film that he is producing, directing and starring in. Warren’s second feature film, a thriller, is in development. Warren grew up in Thayer, MO, and Salem, AR, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater from Lyon College in Batesville, AR.
“Tales From the South” is a radio show created and produced by Paula Martin Morell, who is also the show’s host. The show is taped live on Tuesday. The night is a cross between a house concert and a reading/show, with incredible food and great company. Tickets must be purchased before the show, as shows are usually standing-room only.
“Tales from the South” is a showcase of writers reading their own true stories. While the show itself is unrehearsed, the literary memoirs have been worked on for weeks leading up to the readings. Stories range from funny to touching, from everyday occurrences to life-altering tragedies.
The program takes place at Starving Artist Café. Dinner is served from 5pm to 6:30pm, the show starts at 7pm. Admission is $7.50, not including dinner.
You MUST purchase your ticket before the show
Previous episodes of “Tales from the South” air on KUAR Public Radio on Thursdays at 7pm.