Acclaimed solo performer Mike Daisey will present a new monologue, Barring the Unforseen, at IRT (154 Christopher Street), October 26-31. Jean-Michele Gregory will direct.

In the piece, Daisey explores why we tell ghost stories, and the precious, terrifying gifts they bring us.

Daisey's previous monologues include The Last Cargo Cult, How Theater Failed America, If You See Something Say Something, Invincible Summer, I Miss the Cold War, Great Men of Genius, Wasting Your Breath and 21 Dog Years.

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