Bring History and Literature to Life through dramatic performance and storytelling.
Choose from a variety of research-based, one-woman shows.
Scroll down to see what awaits your next gathering.
A DAY IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND
WITH MRS. WAKEFIELD
Choose from 2 program options:
A Victorian Tea
Enjoy a cuppa tea with Mrs. Wakefield and learn about life in nineteenth-century London, Queen Victoria, and the history of tea. From books and authors to parlour games and tea leaves, the Wellington House Academy schoolmistress describes the manners, morals, and traditions of the Victorian Age.
Meet Mrs. Wakefield, Charles Dickens's schoolmistress, and learn about his latest book, A Christmas Carol, and the holiday traditions of 19th century England.
THE FOLLOWING ARE NON-COSTUMED LECTURES
A LITTLE BIT OF LIT
After years of teaching Literature, English, and Social Studies, then researching and presenting specialty programs, Chris has a collection of lectures from which to choose.
Authors: Beatrix Potter, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Jane Austen, Mark Twain,
and Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes)
American Humor: Betty White, Carol Burnett, Mark Twain Award Winners, and more
Patriotic Songs and Stories: Our National Anthems, Armed Forces Salute, John Phillip Sousa
Highland Fling: from Braveheart to bagpipes, discover the history, music, poetry, and literature of Bonnie Scotland