To Ashes: a reader's theatre program about the murder of Dr. Harry
Chapin in 1918.
Songs And Stories: take a voyage back in time! This program provides
vivid insight to the canal period. Enjoy the stories and listen to the
songs that will take you back to this overlooked period in Ohio history.
Clevelanders And Cleveland Faces and Places: discover some of Cleveland's
characters including Langston Hughes, Margaret Bourke-White, and, of course,
Moses Cleaveland and visit some of its more interesting places. Companion
book available. Hear
a story about Langston Hughes
Cleveland Sings!: celebrate the musical heritage of Cleveland with
the songs of area composers and writers including Henry Mancini, Rudolf
Friml and Langston Hughes.
Lavelli: He Just Wanted To Play Ball!: Hear the story of this Cleveland
Browns Hall-Of-Famer whose career took him from Hudson Hudson High School
Explorers team where he was known as the "never-say-never quarterback"
to the NFL where he earned the nickname, Gluefingers. (Barb Piscopo,
Executive Director of the Lorain Historical Society e-mailed after the
presentation on May 14 that "As always -- it was fabulous!"
) Read more about him in Marc Bona's book, HIDDEN
HISTORY OF CLEVELAND SPORTS
The Donaheys: Artists
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
Dr. Putnam's Miracle Mixture: A living history program re-creating
the days of the Medicine Men along the Ohio-Erie Canal in the early 1800s.
From Ohio To Broadway: discover why Ohio writers
and composers have been lighting up Broadway with their songs and stories
ever since there was a "Broadway"!
Gatewood: Ohio's Legendary Hiker: Meet Emma Gatewood
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! Find out what
they're saying about this program.
Companion book available.
an excerpt from our storytelling program about Emma.This
program is also available as a one-act play called "Emma
Gatewood: Are You Out Of Your Bloomin' Mind?! (An Appalachian Tale)".
President: The Story Of Victoria Woodhull: Ohioan Victoria Woodhull
was the first woman to speak before Congress, she had her sister were
the first women stockbrokers on Wall Street and she was the FIRST WOMAN
to run for President in 1872. Hear her remarkable story! (Companion
Margaret Bourke-White: photographer Margaret Bourke-White remembers
W.W. II. (also available as a first-person character program)
Stop, Freedom!: take a trip on the Underground Railroad with these
exciting stories of the Ohioans who were involved in this dramatic time
in our country's history. Companion
book available and See a video
of Next Stop, Freedom!
Ohio Sings! Music and narration from Ohio writers and composers.
Ohio Ghost Stories: find out why the Victoria
Theatre in Dayton is haunted, feel chills run up your spine at the Franklin
Castle, plus other haunting stories. Companion
book available. Read the story of the explosion of Cygnet,
Ohio or Sandusky's
Cholera Cemetery. Read about the program presented at Avon
Library on October 27, 2104.
Remarkable Ohioans And Ohio Faces and Places:
find out why Victoria Woodhull, Alta Weiss, and Clarence Darrow are Remarkable
Ohioans and visit some of Ohio's more interesting places. Companion
Stories From A Christmas Past: celebrate Cleveland's
first Christmas tree, join in the Kingsbury family's reunion, and enjoy
other tales from Ohio's past holidays. Companion
book and Christmas Cards available.
Tales Of The Western Reserve: take sides in
Cleveland's Battle of the Bridges, enjoy a humorous tall tale about Ohio
roads, among other adventures. Companion
Tour Of Cleveland Restaurants In 30 Minut4es -- More Or Less! Based
on EVE Artistic Director, Bette Lou Higgins' new book, "Lost
Restaurants of Downtown Cleveland" you'll travel back in time
to visit these lost eateries to sample the food and atmosphere of these
Whose Idea Was That? Did you know that Ohio
inventors have given us such important items in our life like traffic
signals, astronaut suits, saran wrap and Life Savers Candy? Learn about
these and other Ohio inventors in this one act play by Bette Lou Higgins.
(also available as a storytelling program.) Companion
Study Guide available.
Can't Play Ball In A Skirt!
Alta Weiss put herself through medical school playing professional
baseball on a men's team in the early 1900s! Companion
book available.**EVE is looking for information about any Ohio
women who played baseball during WW II. Do YOU
have any information for us?
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DID YOU KNOW -- Victoria
Woodhull ran for president of the U.S. BEFORE women even had the right