Programs

STORYTELLING PROGRAMS AND BOOKS
'BIG ANNIE' TAKES A TOWN
She was an early Oklahoma City business woman, a land owner, a wheeler-dealer and sharp judge of people...she was also a notorious 'Madam' in "Hell's Half Acre.'  She arrived before the dust had settled on the 1889 Land Run and saw opportunity all around her...
This program includes nuggets of history, some true crime, mystery, and the story of one woman's rise to fame and notoriety.  In costume, through stories, and engaging narrative, the tale of how one woman rose to power is shared by Marilyn A. Hudson.
Hudson is an author, researcher, and storyteller whose dramatic and skillful presentations have delighted audiences across the state. 
Audience: Adult      
Distance: Approximately 2 hours from Cordell, Ok/ longer distance with mileage 
Cost:$250        
Status: Fall 2017
Contact: marilynahudsonATyahoo.com

'THINGS OF VALUE'
A collection of stories about experiences of real people in the history of the United States.

"Things of Value" - Young bride Elizabeth was certain she knew what was valuable in her life. When her husband packs them on a wagon to head to Oregon life has some surprises in store .

“Two Sisters and A War”- Two sisters married two brothers and as the Civil War began the family, once so close, divided. Hear the adventures of these two real sisters as they face hardships and hardheaded husbands.

“The Bottomless Well” – When Davy is asked to help his father make the Cherokee Strip Land Run he discovers some important things. (Can be used with younger audiences)

True historic tales, spiced with facts and insights into life in the time periods, shared dramatically and engagingly, by storyteller-author, Marilyn A. Hudson.  Hudson is an author, researcher, and storyteller whose dramatic and skillful presentations have delighted audiences across the state. 
Audience: 4th grade and up (Perfect for biography or Civil War units)   
Distance: Approximately 2 hours from Cordell, Ok/ longer distance with mileage
Cost:$250 (plus 2-way mileage)
Contact: marilynahudsonATyahoo.com



BOOKS RELATED TO STORYTELLING OR GOOD FOR STORYTELLING BY M.HUDSON

 Author Talks available related to the research, writing process, and experiences related to these and other books by Marilyn A. Hudson. 
Audience: Teens to Adults
Distance: Approximately 2 hours from Cordell, Ok/ longer distance with mileage
Cost: $150 (plus  2 way mileage)
Contact: marilynahudson@yahoo.com

Autographs: Only if separately purchased from Amazon by participant or bulk purchased by group sponsoring visit. Ask about this.

Stories Center Stage - History of modern storytelling in Oklahoma. Amazon.


Off the Page! The basics of a book based story time. Amazon
Elephant Hips are Expensive! Based on true events. Children's book illus. by Oklahoma storyteller Molly Lemmons. Amazon.




Other works by Marilyn A. Hudson can be seen here  .http://www.amazon.com/Marilyn-A.-Hudson/e/B005FCDT9C

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