Storytelling

All authors love to tell stories.  I take it a bit further.

Looking for something that your children and students will never forget?

Whether it’s my educational American Revolution show, one of my terrifying shows based on the works of horror author H. P. Lovecraft, Washington Irving’s timeless Legend of Sleepy Hollow, or just some good, old-fashioned storytelling, I bring words and worlds to life.

A Visit with British Spy Major John Andre

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(Best for grades 6-8) My original, 45-minute one-man show recounts the life and trials of British Major John Andre during the American Revolution. Major Andre was intricately involved General Benedict Arnold’s plot to betray Continental forces. His astounding misadventure–from receiving the plans to West Point from General Arnold’s hands in Haverstraw to his capture in Tarrytown to his ultimate execution–is filled with amazing twists and turns that together show how very close Arnold’s plot was to succeeding, an act which would have altered the course of the American Revolution.

Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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(Great for large groups) Here I perform my 25-minute rendition of the classic story, followed by a discussion on the historical facts and inspirations of the story. I can also take the students on a virtual tour of Ichabod’s wild ride along through photos of spots along the current, modern-day route he would have taken.

The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

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I have created two shows based on the insanity-inducing works of New England horror author H.P. Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft’s Call of Cthulhu and The Sacrifice of Randolph Carter. Each show runs just under one hour and brings the audience inside the action, placing their own lives and minds in mortal peril! Perfect for the Halloween season!

Storytelling

From picture books and children’s favorites to timeless tales from the likes of Washington Irving, Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft, and Rudyard Kipling, I bring stories and characters to life for audiences of all ages.  Performing at a wide variety of locations in the tri-state area, including the New York Botanical Gardens, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, my shows are the perfect entertainment options for schools, libraries, birthday parties, or other organizations and events.

Check out my profile in Hudson Valley Magazine!

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