APRIL ALERT-- Live-audience video recording in Burlington VT
7:30 PM MONDAY APRIL 21 Want to be on our video?
We are making our first serious attempt at a live-performance video recording on the the day after Easter, hoping for an audience mix of adults, kids, and teens. There'll be four cameras recording a single hour-long session, with a guy in the control room fitting it all together on the fly.
This is an experiment. We're not really looking to make a commercial product. We hope to be able to extract enough usable material to put excerpts up on YouTube, and maybe create an ad to shows (as well as tell) who we are and what we can do. And-- who knows?-- maybe we'll get some complete watchable folkale performances. Maybe you'd like to be there?
Stories will be from The King and the Thrush and Wolves.
There is no charge. Admission by reservation only. Seating's very limited. Contact us for details.
SEPTEMBER ALERT-- NJ, NY, CT, PA
Live in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut or eastern Pennsylvania? Mid-September 2014 we head southward & headline the StoryFusion Festival in Bethlehem PA. We're looking for additional shows in the area and en route. Our expenses are paid, and we're feeling flexible on rates. Contact us us for details.
We premiered a major new piece, showcased it with some of our favorite "eerie" stories, made a live performance CD, and toured with it around the state. Reviewers liked the show and the CD, and audience response was good. We're glad to have the title story comfortably in repertoire. We're very glad there's a Permanent Record of all the material in the show.
Seven Days said ..
"Damned entertaining... all were captivated...Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder are simply Vermont treasures; hearing their stories never grows old."
- On-Line (including MP3 download)
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- Direct from us
VIDEO-- Performance and Interview
From CCTV, in Burlington.
For some reason it's been hard to make good TV out of our storytelling, but we think this Channel 17 story broke through, really catching the visual elements and rhythms and nuances that help make an old tale swing. We like the interview too, all the way to the end, but of course we're interested in that stuff, maybe more than most people.
Seven minutes of storytelling, followed by 30 minutes about what we think we're up to.
Watch full-screen by clicking the little button next to the audio control on the lower right of the embedded player.
"Four Friends and a Tiger," about 7 minutes, followed by a thirty minute interview.