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Leading Ladies: Lead Sheets By Carolyn Gage and Teresa Wilhelmi
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The lead sheets for Leading Ladies: A Cabaret Musical. Leading Ladies is a sparkling all-women cabaret musical incorporating seven separate historical vignettes onto a single set, a backstage... More > dressing room. At the opening of the play, Mary, a young actor tortured by doubts about her ability, debates whether or not she should abandon her career in “The Voice of My Critics.” The dressing room comes alive with ghosts of famous women actors, and one by one they reenact critical moments in their own careers, when they had to confront fear and doubt:< Less
Leading Ladies: Lead Sheets By Carolyn Gage and Teresa Wilhelmi
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The lead sheets for Leading Ladies: A Cabaret Musical. Leading Ladies is a sparkling all-women cabaret musical incorporating seven separate historical vignettes onto a single set, a backstage... More > dressing room. At the opening of the play, Mary, a young actor tortured by doubts about her ability, debates whether or not she should abandon her career in “The Voice of My Critics.” The dressing room comes alive with ghosts of famous women actors, and one by one they reenact critical moments in their own careers, when they had to confront fear and doubt:< Less
Jane Austen and the Polite Puzzle By Donald Measham
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This is a Jane Austen entertainment, part documentary; part well-grounded conjecture. You are asked to entertain an idea; the idea that Jane Austen as a girl played a lost (but genuine) card game... More > called 'The New impenetrable Secret or Polite Puzzle.' You will find yourselves involved in a Jane Austen Discovery – appreciating the double significance of this phrase, as you see the game re-enacted by a pair of Regency young ladies and their governess. There is a demonstration of the light which the game and its sources throw upon Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Persuasion', presented in its social and historical context, and with a unique complete set of the cards.< Less
Swordplay in the Age of Shakespeare By Stephen Hand
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A detailed analysis of the four fencing manuals published in England during the period that William Shakespeare was writing his famous plays. Giacomo Di Grassi's True Arte of Defence, Vincentio... More > Saviolo's His Practice, George Silver's Paradoxes of Defence (and his unpublished manuscript Bref Instructions Upon my Paradoxes of Defence) and Joseph Swetnam's Schoole of the Noble and Worthy Science of Defence were all published at the time Shakespeare was working and show the type of swordplay that he was exposed to. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare plays on anecdotes mentioned by Silver, as well as describing a fencing sequence that is move for move out of Saviolo. This volume is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in recreating the systems of swordsmanship in use in Shakespeare's day, whether they are recreating the systems as martial arts, historical re-enactment or as fight choreography in Shakespearean plays.< Less
le/the SensoriuM - Season 4 By Natalie Doonan
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The SensoriuM delivers artist-led tours and tastings in and around Montreal. Since 2011, we have been bringing people to places they have never visited before, or making them experience familiar... More > places differently. Bringing people together through food is a way of creating convivial spaces that are conducive to discussions about the pleasure and ethics of eating, and about the connections between taste and place. Each year, the Sensorium produces a catalogue to document the last season’s adventures. Events in Season 4 have included foraging tours, games that uncover Montreal’s history through its edible plants, and re-enactments of art-historical food performances. You will find out more about these in the pages that follow.< Less
Dear Jennie, By Jay Bellamy
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Historical Fiction/Mystery/Supernatural. Troubled reporter Dick Clarke is sent to Pennsylvania to cover the re-enactment activities commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. While... More > there, he hears the true story of Jennie Wade, Wesley Culp, and Jack Skelly, three childhood friends who grew up together in Gettysburg before the start of the Civil War. Dick learns that after being wounded during a Virginia battle, Jack (a Union soldier) gave Wesley (a Confederate soldier) a letter to deliver to Jennie if he ever made it back to their home town. One month later, Wesley is killed at Gettysburg and both his body and the letter mysteriously vanish. That same day, Jennie becomes the only civilian casualty of the battle, and Jack dies from his wounds just days later in a Virginia hospital - the secret of the letter going to the grave with him. After experiencing strange visions and phone calls, Dick begins an investigation of his own and soon learns the truth behind the Dear Jennie letter.< Less
Dear Jennie, By Jay Bellamy
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Historical Fiction/Mystery/Supernatural. Troubled reporter Dick Clarke is sent to Pennsylvania to cover the re-enactment activities commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. While... More > there, he hears the true story of Jennie Wade, Wesley Culp, and Jack Skelly, three childhood friends who grew up together in Gettysburg before the start of the Civil War. Dick learns that after being wounded during a Virginia battle, Jack (a Union soldier) gave Wesley (a Confederate soldier) a letter to deliver to Jennie if he ever made it back to their home town. One month later, Wesley is killed at Gettysburg and both his body and the letter mysteriously vanish. That same day, Jennie becomes the only civilian casualty of the battle, and Jack dies from his wounds just days later in a Virginia hospital - the secret of the letter going to the grave with him. After experiencing strange visions and phone calls, Dick begins an investigation of his own and soon learns the truth behind the Dear Jennie letter.< Less
A Journal of the Plague Year By Daniel Defoe
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A Journal of the Plague Year, A work that is often read as if it were non-fiction is his account of the Great Plague of London in 1665: a complex historical novel published in 1722. Bring out your... More > dead! The ceaseless chant of doom echoed through a city of emptied streets and filled grave pits. For this was London in the year of 1665, the Year of the Great Plague....In 1721, when the Black Death again threatened the European Continent, Daniel Defoe wrote "A Journal of the Plague Year" to alert an indifferent populace to the horror that was almost upon them. Through the eyes of a saddler who had chosen to remain while multitudes fled, the master realist vividly depicted a plague-stricken city. He re-enacted the terror of a helpless people caught in a tragedy they could not comprehend: the weak preying on the dying, the strong administering to the sick, the sinful orgies of the cynical, the quiet faith of the pious. With dramatic insight he captured for all time the death throes of a great city.< Less
Somewhere Up Yonder By Tom Leftwich
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Arizona territory during and following the Civil War was home for a number of violent outlaws. As this was an unsettled country, many robberies and stage holdups were common and outlaw Gangs thrived... More > in this environment .The history of Arizona during the period of 1860 on up through the early 1880’s is filled with raiding , killing and robbery.Indian war fare flourished during the War and accounted for death tolls over 500. Hollywood has glamorized the fast draw , but very few gunfighters really challenged each other and bush whacking was the best way to remove an enemy or begin a robbery. Beyond fighting there is also the quest for gold and Arizona to this day is filled with tales of lost treasure dating back to the 1800;s. This collction of Western fiction is written around the 1870’s life style, practices and historical events of that period. Some of my characters are described performing events, or participating in actions which are reenactments of true life occurances in our early west frontier.< Less
How to Tell Stories to Children and Some Stories to Tell By Sara Cone Bryant
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The difference between the true storyteller, bringing a tale to full and vibrant life with her voice and body and gestures, and the parent or teacher who merely reads the same story aloud from a book... More > is, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. And no manual of storytelling technique has ever done a better job of defining that difference, and of outlining a step-by-step path anyone can follow to becoming a mesmerizing master weaver of tales, than Sara Cone Bryant's 1916 classic How to Tell Stories to Children. Whether your intended audience is your own children and family, students in a school or daycare center, or even adults (every aspiring preacher, politician, actor and historical reenactment enthusiast should study this book!), the practical techniques shared in How to Tell Stories to Children are sure to boost your confidence and electrify your performance. Includes 33 tales in ready-to-present dramatic storyteller format.< Less

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