Frank Basile Emerging Stories
Sponsored by Frank and Katrina Basile
November 1 - 3, 2013
IndyFringe Basile Theatre
719 E. St. Clair Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Tickets are $5 per 45-minute performance
Buy tickets on line, or call 317-232-1882.
Since 2000, Storytelling Arts of Indiana with generous funding from Frank and Katrina Basile, has awarded fellowships for Indiana storytellers to develop and premiere a new 45-minute story for adults. In celebration of the 23 past recipients, past fellows will share their stories over the course of the weekend. Drop by to hear old favorites and discover new classics.
Friday, November 1st
8 p.m. Bob and Kathi Myers from Elkhart will tell Army Life for Father, a tale that centers around letters written by Kathie's father to her mother during War World II.
9 p.m. Deborah Asante from Indianapolis will take the stage as Suki Lue Ambers telling Woman versus the Blues
Saturday, November 2nd
2 p.m. Sandra Harris from Indianapolis will tell Too Crazy to Know Better, a personal history of her participation in the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama during the 1960's.
3 p.m. John Robertson from Greenfield will tell I Grew Up in the US Navy, a personal story of his years serving in the military.
4 p.m. Sharon Kirk Clifton from Columbus will tell Abigail Gray: Living Under the Drinking Gourd, a first-person account of a fictional farm wife whose home was a sanctuary to runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad.
7 p.m. Hope Baugh from Carmel will tell Hoosier in Tokyo: A Tale of Leaving Home and Finding it Again. a story that focuses on Hope's experiences while living in Japan,weaving her original stories, combed from journal entries and letters home, with traditional Japanese folktales.
8 p.m. Lou Ann Homan from Angola will tell the story of her father growing up in Fort Wayne, Indiana in Gathering Coal for the Lord.
9 p.m. George Schricker from Plymouth will perform as the master of ceremonies in an original performance of stories, poems, and songs entitled, The Space.
Sunday, November 3rd
2 p.m. Sondra Hayes Hartman from Indianapolis will tell the story of her mother Eva Mae Danforth James who lived to be a 103 years old in With this Brush.
3 p.m. Jennie Kiffmeyer from Richmond tells The Rivertown Dispatch, a series of interconnected stories set on the banks of the Ohio.
4 p.m. Sally Perkins from Indianapolis will trace the lives of two miniature poodles and their ignorant owners through the hilarious events from puppyhood to adulthood in Tails from the Kennel.
Past recipients of this award include: Cynthia Changaris, Lou Ann Homan, Susan Grizzell, Bob Sander, George Schricker, Stephanie Holman, Liza Hyatt, Vanita Moore, Khabir Shareef, Sharon Kirk Clifton, Dan LeMonnier, Sandra Harris, Bob and Kathi Myers, Hope Baugh, Cynthia Goodyear, Deborah Asante, Josefa Crowe, Sally Perkins, Jennie Kiffmeyer, Celestine Bloomfield, Sondra E. Hayes and John Robertson.
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