Six top storytellers share their stories in one unforgettable night! To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit the Northeast Storytelling website at https://nestorytelling.org
Jackson Gillman will host the evening’s events. Jackson is an accomplished storyteller with four appearances at the National Storytelling Festival in Tennessee. He has thrice been Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center and has performed at festivals and schools throughout the country. For twenty years Jackson hosted a summer concert series of comedy, music and New Vaudeville on Mount Desert Island.
For more information about Jackson, visit www.jacksongillman.com
Performer: Sheila Arnold Jones
A frantic call from Sheila Arnold’s son during his freshmen year in college turns into a moment to remember all that she had to teach him about growing up black, and, in turn, all he had also learned about crossing bridges in spite of people’s perceptions.
For more information about Sheila visit: http://www.mssheila.org/
Performer: Regi Carpenter
Regi Carpenter shares the story of her prom night in Southwood, an asylum for troubled teens.
To learn more about Regi, visit her website at http://regicarpenter.com/
Performer: Bruce Marcus
During the turbulent 1960’s, boy meets rabbit, boy loves rabbit, boy loses rabbit.
To learn more about Bruce, visit his page at https://nestorytelling.org/bruce-marcus/
Performer: Jennifer Pahl Otto
Jennifer shares an original story about a child navigating her best friend’s chronic illness.
To learn more about Jennifer, visit her page at http://northlands.net/otto/
Performer: Sandor Schuman
“It Ain’t Necessarily So” is unlike the other songs in “Porgy and Bess,” which is why this story begins at Ira’s Bar Mitzvah.
To learn more about Sandor, visit his page at https://nestorytelling.org/sandor-schuman/
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