Northeast Storytelling presents the Sharing the Fire Olio – a Storytelling Event for Adults

Northeast Storytelling presents the Sharing the Fire Olio – a Storytelling Event for Adults

Six top storytellers share their stories in one unforgettable night! To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit the Northeast Storytelling website at

NEST Storyteller - Jackson GillmanHost: Jackson Gillman

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.

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STF 2018 Olio Performer, Sheila Arnold
A Black American Son’s Survival Lesson

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.

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A Night to Remember

Performer: Regi Carpenter

Regi Carpenter shares the story of her prom night in Southwood, an asylum for troubled teens.

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STF 2018 Olio Performer, Andy Davis
The Legend of Canobie Dick

Performer: Andy Davis

Andy shares his twist on a cautionary tale from the Scottish Lowlands.

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STF 2018 Olio Performer, Bruce Marcus
 Bugsy: A Coming of Age Story?

Performer: Bruce Marcus

During the turbulent 1960’s, boy meets rabbit, boy loves rabbit, boy loses rabbit.

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Molly’s Bubble

Performer: Jennifer Pahl Otto

Jennifer shares an original story about a child navigating her best friend’s chronic illness.

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STF 2018 Olio Performer, Sandor Schuman
George Had Chutzpah, Ira Didn’t

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.

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