*Tuesday, May 21, 7:30PM
& Saturday, May 25, 10:30AM, 2013: Auditions
MAGIC" - the first-person character program about Emma written
by Kelly Boyer Sagert. We're looking for someone for the part of Emma
Gatewood (age 70-ish) and for a Narrator (male or female; 50-ish). Please
prepare a 1-2 minute monologue and be prepared to read from the script.
The play will be directed by Rick Fortney. Schedule your audition slot
by calling (440) 949-5200 Ext. 221. The performance is scheduled August
24th at 5 pm and again at 7:30p.m.
*Thursday, June 13, 2013; 2p.m.: Bette Lou Higgins will tell the stories of MY FAVORITE MONSTERS at the McKinley Memorial Library; 40 N. Main St. in Niles, Ohio. Meet some interesting characters like the Lake Erie and Lake Ontario Monsters in this program that is FREE and open to the public. For more information, contact the library at 330-652-1704 x214.
*Saturday, June 15, 2013; 4pm: Find out why YOU CAN'T PLAY BALL IN A SKIRT! at the Baseball Heritage Museum; 530 Euclid Ave., Cleveland when Bette Lou Higgins tells the story of Alta Weiss. This extraordinary pitcher put herself through medical school pitching professional baseball on a MEN'S TEAM in the early 1900s. The program is open to the public and included in the price of admission. For more information, call the museum at 216-789-1083.
*Friday, June 28, 2013: Residents at Pleasant Lake Villa will hear THE BEST SONGS I NEVER SANG (A Storyteller's Concert) presented by Bette Lou Higgins.
*Tuesday, July 30, 2013: Come hear the story of Alta Weiss -- Ohio's professional baseball pitcher who put HERSELF through medical school playing baseball on a men's team in the early 1900s! Bette Lou Higgins will present YOU CAN'T PLAY BALL IN A SKIRT! at the Lakeside Women's Club at the Green Gables; 161 Walnut Ave in Lakeside, Ohio at 1p.m. (time subject to change). The program is free with the Lakeside Gate fee. For more information call 440-798-4734.
*Wednesday, August 21, 2013; 1p.m.: Come hear the story of the devastating 1913 Storm at the Westlake Community Services Center; 29694 Center Ridge Rd in Westlake, Ohio. Foster Brown and Bette Lou Higgins will present A STORM LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE and tell the story of this gale and its effects on both land and sea. For ticket information, contact the center at 440-899-3544.
*Wednesday, November 6, 2013; noon: Members of First Church Women and their guests will fine out about A STORM LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE!
*Saturday, November 9, 2013; 1p.m.: Come hear some FAVORITE GREAT LAKES STORIES at the Maritime Museum of Sandusky; 125 Meigs ST.; Sandusky, Ohio 44870. This storytelling program will be presented by Bette Lou Higgins who will share some of her favorite tales including the story of the TWO FITZGERALDS. The program is included with museum admission and free to Museum Members. For more information call the museum at 419-624-0274.
*Saturday, November 16, 2013; 2p.m.: Hear the story of the 1913 gale on the Great Lakes when Bette Lou Higgins tells the story of A STORM LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE at Pioneer Ridge; 9479 Sawmill Trace; North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039. This storytelling program with PowerPoint slides tells the stories of the deadliest storm on the Inland Seas that happened 100 years ago. The performance is FREE and open to the public. For more information contact Pioneer Ridge at (440) 327-1866.
*Saturday, March 22, 2014; 1p.m.: Travel back to the time of Pirates on the Great Lakes and hear some tales from the Prohibition Era at the Maritime Museum of Sandusky; 125 Meigs ST.; Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Bette Lou Higgins will tell the stories of rumrunners on the Inland Sea when she presents YO, HO, HO AND A BOTTLE OF RUM. The program is included with museum admission and free to Museum Members. For more information call the museum at 419-624-0274.
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