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Former Child Star Debuts Storytelling Night

January 17, 2014

Mara Wilson is afraid.

The former child star, best known for her roles as the cute kid in “Matilda” and “Mrs. Doubtfire,” has a tendency to obsess or panic over problems in her life. Wilson, now 26, does not do much acting anymore, but she has taken those anxieties and turned them into fodder for her budding career as a writer and live storyteller.
Now, Wilson is debuting a storytelling night entirely devoted to what scares her. On Jan. 19, she and other performers will reveal their fears in “What Are you Afraid Of?” at Union Hall.

“I thought, I’m afraid of so many things, I swear, I could fill a whole show just talking about what scares me,” said Wilson. Read More