MEET THE PEOPLE Series
This series brings to life characters from the past. All programs are done in first person. Some are scripted and some are improvisational with audience participation. (Some character name/gender subject to change)
Bringing Home Cleveland Mountain: Dr. John Lang Cassels recalls his trip to the Upper Peninsula in 1846. His discovery of an Iron Mountain changes the shipping and economic future of Cleveland. (Also available as a storytelling program)
Canal Builders: Meet the men and women who worked on Ohio's Canals
including such characters as Medicine Man, Dr. Putnam and his Miracle
Mixture, Canaler Michael O'Reilley and his Skyfoggle and Ohio
Governor Ethan Allen Brown.
Antony Van Leeuwenhoek: Discover the Microscopic World in this science program.
Meet Margaret Bourke-White: photographer Margaret Bourke-White remembers W.W. II. (also available as a storytelling program)
Meet Victoria Woodhull: persistent presidential candidate from Homer, Ohio was the first woman to run for the highest office in the United States -- at a time when she couldn't event vote for herself! Suffragist, Spiritualist, Free Love Advocate, Newspaper Woman, Stockbrocker -- what DIDN'T Victoria do? (also available as a storytelling program)
Right Along: Sarah Comstock looks at the history of transportation
from 1799-1899.(Also available as a storytelling program.)
All storytelling programs are researched, scripted Reader's Theatre presentations.