Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the sensational weekly current events quiz produced by National Public Radio (NPR) is coming to the Moore Theater!
National Public Radio (usually abbreviated to NPR and stylized as npr) is a privately and publicly funded non profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly quiz program hosted by playwright and actor Peter Sagal along with veteran NPR newsman Carl Kasell. Each week, they test the current events knowledge and wit of a panel of professional funny people as well as listeners who call in and play along. The show is co-produced by WBEZ; a noncommercial public radio station (broadcasting from Chicago, Illinois) best known for producing This American Life (a weekly hour long radio program hosted by renowned public radio personality Ira Glass). Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! has also been guest hosted by Tom Bodett, Luke Burbank, Adam Felber, Peter Grosz, Mike Pesca, Richard Sher, Bill Radke, Susan Stamberg, Robert Siegel, Brian Unger, Drew Carey, Tom Hanks, and Jessi Klein. The show’s regular panelists are Roy Blount, Jr., Tom Bodett, Amy Dickinson, Adam Felber, P.J. O'Rourke, Charlie Pierce, Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, Mo Rocca, and Faith Salie. In 2008, the show won a Peabody Award.
Don’t miss your chance to experience NPR's highly popular and incredibly funny weekly quiz program!