Two master actor/storytellers present a multicultural performance loaded with music and audience participation. Authentic musical instruments from the appropriate cultures accompany and enhance each story. Programs are available for pre-K - 8th grade, and families audiences.
From ancient times, storytellers have woven music and words to entertain and teach. THE MYTHMAKERS continue this tradition using stories and instruments from different cultures around the world. In this fast paced performance, two dynamic performers act out each story, creating characters and places using only their voices, bodies, and highlighted with the sounds of authentic musical instruments from the appropriate culture.
Drama, comedy, literature, music, and a great deal of imagination and participation combine into a fun-filled experience for the entire family.
The Reading Bugs
Discover the fun of reading as the Mythmakers become reading bugs and lead you away with story and musical adventures filled with singing spiders, hissing cockroaches and dancing butterflies.
Ancient Tales/Antique Music
A multicultural performance of exciting folktales from around the world, accompanied by authentic instruments from each country.
Jewish Tales/ Klezmer Music
Ancient and modern stories from literature and oral tradition, accompanied by lively folk instruments and Jewish songs.
Renaissance/Medieval Monsters & Minstrels
Intriguing tales of chivalry, crusades, and commedia del arte, spiced with authentic instruments and songs of this unique historical era.
Tall Tales/American Folk Music
Paul Bunyan, John Henry and other tales, accompanied by banjo, mandolin, guitar, washboard, and highlighted with country clog dancing.
Holiday Stories and Music
A multicultural celebration of Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanza stories and songs from around the world
“Excellent multi-cultural exposure....Both men are exceptional educators and entertainers. They held all of us in the palm of their hands for the entire program!” - Charles Olbon School, West Paterson, NJ
“These performers are absolutely fantastic.” - Lincroft School, Lincroft, NJ
“I have never seen my students so enthralled!” - Doolittle School, Cheshire, CT
College, Elementary School, High School, Kindergarten, Middle School, Nursery, Prekindergarten, Preschool