LIVE OAKES EDUCATIONAL THEATER
Award-Winning Living History assemblies.
Enlightening Edu-tainment integrating the state standards since 1994.
"The best assembly I've seen in 33 years of teaching."
- Teacher, Kennedy School
- A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Dickens' haunting holiday classic, complete with sing-along carols, student and staff actors, ghosts, and Tiny Tim.
- ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME: An interactive show with evocative sets, authentic costumes, a Greek game show, and a Roman Rap!
- THE COMPLETE CONDENSED HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA: A mosaic of voices from Native Americans to Hippies.
- COYOTE TALES: Mythical tales of 'the trickster' from many tribal traditions.
- EDGAR ALLAN POE: Poe's tragic life story is combined with his haunting poems and prose to exhume America’s first professional writer.
- FROM COLONIES TO COUNTRY: A colonial quilt of diaries, documents, letters, and songs.
- JOHN STEINBECK & THE GRAPES OF WRATH - One-man show combines selected readings with personal anecdotes to bring to life this seminal American author.
- I HAVE A DREAM: DR. KING AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - A rousing musical history of the man and the movement.
- IN THE WAKE OF GOLD - A maritime voyage through Gold Rush California, with links to science, U.S., & World history.
- CALL OF THE WILD: THE JACK LONDON STORY - A dynamic portrayal of this revolutionary writer.
- LEONARDO DA VINCI: RENAISSANCE MAN
- MUIR OF THE MOUNTAINS Inspiring adventures of the Father of our National Parks.
- SHAKESPEARE: LIVE! - An entertaining, accessible portrait of the Prince of Players.
FORMAT: Our living-history shows fall into three formats: scripted plays, musicals, or un-scripted Chautauqua. The scripted shows weave together many historic characters. Each Chautauqua is an interactive visit with a major historical or literary figure.
College, Elementary School, High School, Kindergarten, Middle School
California CA, Hawaii HI, Oregon OR