Classic Literature
  • Aug 16, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 54:35 mins

Stories from classic English literature featuring: Beowulf A master of story and the recepient of the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Storytelling Network, the late Syd Lieberman will always be remembered as an artist who could transport us across countries, seas, and stars. Beowulf is one of the oldest stories in English literature and Syd Lieberman takes us for an exciting adventure in his version of this epic poem. To learn more about the late Syd Lieberman visit Sir Gawain and Lady Ragnell The Miami Herald has referred to Ed Stivender as "the Robin Williams of storytelling." In this version of a popular 15th-century English poem and story, Ed shares some astute insight into this nod to Arthurian legend. To learn more about Ed Stivender visit The Tell-Tale Heart Oregon-based storyteller, Christopher Leebrick shares stories that take his audience from the hills of Appalachia to the cowboy country of the Oregon desert, from Edgar Allan Poe to Dr. Seuss, from ancient America to Africa. Edgar Allan Poe was one of the first American writers to make his living solely from his writing and The Tell-Tale Heart may be the author's most famous short story. To learn more about Christopher Leebrick visit Excerpt from The Secret Garden In this passage from Frances Hodgson Burnett's "The Secret Garden", our protagonist, Mary Lennox, asks permission to work a bit of earth and bring new life to to the Misselthwaite Manor. Performed live in front of a studio audience by Sam Payne and members of the Acting Company. To learn more about The Acting Company visit

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