To Ashes: A readers theatre program by Bette Lou Higgins about
the murder of Dr. Harry Chapin in 1918 in Cleveland.
Atticus Daughter: A one act play by Mike Reitz based
on To Kill A Mockingbird, set in the 1950s.
Songs I Never Sang: A Storyteller's Concert: Too often we never
really HEAR the lyrics of songs that we know so well. With this program
you'll HEAR the stories in the songs and the music in the lyrics while
taking a look at life and love. Special Romance Version and Broadway
Version also available! To purchase a DVD of this program contact the
A Cruise Into The Past On The Walk-In-The-Water: a short
one-act play by Susan Brewer about the first steamboat in Lake Erie.
Dr. Putnams Miracle Mixture: A living history program
re-creating the days of the Medicine Men along the Ohio-Erie Canal in
the early 1800s.
The Donaheys: Artists and Politicians:
this free spirited trip through time is a one-act play by Jonathan Wilhelm
that tells the story of the Donaheys of New Philadelphia: Vic Ohio
Governor, Hal cartoonist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Will
creator of the children's series "The Teenie Weenies", Mary
children's book author, and Gertrude Ohio's first elected
Emma Gatewood: Are You Out Of Your Bloomin' Mind?! (An Appalachian Tale)
(originially titled "Trail Magic") Meet
who was the first woman to solo thu-hike the Appalachian Trail -- and
she did it in 1955 when she was 67 years old and had already raised 11
children! This one-act
play is written by Kelly Boyer Sagert. Companion
book available. (Read
an excerpt from our storytelling program about Emma.)
This program is also available as a storytelling program called "Grandma
Gatewood: Ohio's Legendary Hiker".
Letters In The Margins: Meet a young Jewish couple working for the
resistance movement during World War II in this moving reader's theatre
play by Shelley Pearsall. (Read about how
this play came to be)
A Model For Disaster: One act play by Shelley Pearsall about the sinking
of the two Edmund Fitzgeralds. (Companion
book available: HOW THE FITZGERALD SANK TWICE)
An Old-Fashioned Holiday: Celebrate the Christmas Season as the Ohio
Pioneers did in the early 1800s. One-act play for presentation by
theatre groups. One-act play for presentation by theatre groups.
Over The Falls (or Yours Til Niagara Falls): This
one-act play by Jonathan Wilhelm can best be described as a documentary
with a sense of humor. Find out what Native American Indian tribe the
first explorers found at the Falls in the 17th century; what famous bridge-builder
built the Niagara Railway Suspension Bridge and WHO Godfrey Frankenstein
was in this wacky trip Over The Falls!
Murder Mysteries: Suitcase In The Attic, You Should
Never Go Home Again. (Be a part of the fun -- Figure out who killed
who during one of these fun-filled programs. Perfect for a dinner event!)
The Sense-Ational Circus: A program about the five senses set in a
Circus run where Twenty-Twenty the Clown works with the Ringleader to
discover the mysteries of sight, hearing, tasting, feeling and... MMM,
what's the fifth one? Find out with this fun-filled program! One-act play
for presentation by theatre groups.
Tin Can Tilly and Tony: Tilly and Tony LOVE garbage
-- and theyll be happy to tell you why in this program about recycling.
Whose Idea Was That?: Learn about Ohio inventors
in this one act play by Bette Lou Higgins. (also available as a storytelling
Rise At Sunrise, Rest By Midnight: A one-act play by Shelley Pearsall
about the Underground Railroad through Ohio and across Lake Erie. Companion
study guide available. One-act play for presentation by
storytelling programs are researched, scripted Reader's Theatre presentations.