STORYTELLING PROGRAMS AND BOOKS
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 Cost: XX Status: In development
'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.
Audience: 4th grade and up (Perfect for biography or Civil War units) Contact: marilynahudsonATyahoo.com
BOOKS RELATED TO STORYTELLING OR GOOD FOR STORYTELLING BY M.HUDSON
|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.|