Every Family's Got One

About Every Family's Got One

Barbara Herel is the founder and producer of Every Family's Got One. She is a writer and storyteller, wife and mother, and a recovering middle child. (You bet she has some stories to tell.) You can find her work in places like, Scary Mommy, Motherly, Adoptive Families, on page 135 in the anthology Tick Tock: Essays on Becoming a Parent After 40 (published by Dottir Press), and right here on Every Family’s Got One.

Get Your Tickets for our May 7th Show!

GET YOUR TICKETS for our May 7th Show! Get Your Tickets for our May 7th Show!   EFGO Tickets are now on sale. Get them today because seating is limited and you won't want to miss these talented people… Kim Como, M.J. Flood, Carla Katz, Tony Mennuto, Ax Norman, and Jimmy Palumbo telling true stories about -- defining childhood moments, crazy family rules, crushing mommy/daughter encounters, dads who won’t listen, and a couple’s massage that goes horribly wrong. Oh, and I’ll be there too, as your host, and sharing my family tale as well. This is going to be [...]

2023-03-14T11:59:48-04:00March 15, 2023|Comments Off on Get Your Tickets for our May 7th Show!

2023 EFGO CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!

Here's your 2023 EFGO Cast announcement! And wow, do these talented folks have amazing family stories to tell. We’ve got a MothSLAM champ, podcast host, authors, writers, and actors, who hail from Long Island, New York City, and New Jersey, telling stories about their moms, dads, grandmas, and lovers. Whew! It’s going to be one exciting show. Once again, I’ll be your host and this time around, I’ll be sharing a little story about my failings and superpowers about being a mom. Holy smokes! This is going to be fun. Over the next few weeks, we'll be highlighting each one [...]

2023-03-07T10:06:28-05:00March 8, 2023|Comments Off on 2023 EFGO CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!

Looking for Stories Only You Can Tell

We’re looking for stories that only you can tell. Amazing stories that are hilarious. Or tragic. Or awe-inspiring. (Yes, THAT family story.) Interested in telling yours live on stage at our next show? Here’s what you need to know… WHEN & WHERE: Sunday, May 7th, 3pm at Industry, 344 New York Ave, Huntington, NY. HOW TO SUBMIT: Send your written 5-7 minutes story and a video of yourself telling it to: Barbara at everyfamilysgotone@gmail.com Put “INDUSTRY” in the subject line. Include your full name and phone number. MORE INFO: There will be 2 writer’s workshops to polish your piece and performance. Dates: Sunday, [...]

2023-01-17T20:13:18-05:00January 18, 2023|Comments Off on Looking for Stories Only You Can Tell

2022 A Year of Collaborations

2022 has been an exciting year of collaborations for Every Family’s Got One. Each time we work with a storyteller and put on a kick-ass performance for our audience, I am in my happy place. Here are the 2022 collaborations that made My Happy Place Cup Runneth Over … Image from rawpixel.com -Our Southampton EFGO Storytelling Show and Dawn Nagle Gallery Art Show. -Being a guest on Lori Holden’s Adoption Podcast, The Long View. -Presenting at the Adoptive Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY) Conference. -Being a guest on AFFCNY’s Podcast, After the Kids Move In. [...]

2022-12-14T09:26:46-05:00December 14, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 A Year of Collaborations

Virtual Storytelling Show!

Virtual Storytelling Show Tickets - $25! Hi Family! Come see my latest family storytelling show from the comfort of your home! It's on Thursday, October 20th at 7 PM, coming to you live from The Producers Club in NYC. We're so excited to performing onstage and online as well, and to be able to offer you a discount on virtual tickets. Get tickets now! The discount code is FAMILY (how appropriate is that?) Click on Tickets and enter the code FAMILY in the Enter promo code (in the upper left corner of the screen) and $75 will be deducted from the [...]

2022-10-18T20:12:15-04:00October 19, 2022|Comments Off on Virtual Storytelling Show!

Storytelling Show Fundraiser for AFFCNY

Join us on Oct 20th in NYC!  We're having an Adoption-themed storytelling show to benefit the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY). I’m so excited to be working with AFFCNY creating a storytelling show for their 3rd Annual Fall Fundraiser. We'll be in the Grand Theater at the Producer's Club, 358 West 44th Street, NYC. Join us for an adoption-themed storytelling event! The stories are centered around the theme of Adoption and our storytellers are adult adoptees, birth/first parents, and adoptive parents who will be sharing their lived experiences. We just had our first Writers [...]

2022-09-13T14:10:08-04:00September 14, 2022|Comments Off on Storytelling Show Fundraiser for AFFCNY
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