Holiday Programs


Love and Laughter:  Tales of love and romance served with a good helping of humor will warm hearts.  The history of St. Valentine’s Day is examined.

Green Grows the Shamrock:  Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with a captivating array of stories about Ireland and the Irish.  Humor abounds in the collection! An exploration of the cultural significance of the holiday is included.

A Detective for Dad:  As entertainment for a Father’s Day function, select An Evening at 221b Baker Street or Blackmail at Baker Street from Sherlock by StoriesGalorious. Either of these presentations will be enjoyed greatly by dads and everyone else attending the event.   Please book this program by May 1 to ensure availability.

A Haunting Halloween:  Original and classic psychological narratives, including a tale by Edgar Allen Poe, mysteries, and ghost stories, are presented.  The thriller/suspense genre is considered.

An Evening at 221B Baker Street:  The telling of The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” a Gothic tale is ideal for Halloween.   The adventure has it all–a damsel in distress, a murder most foul, a cunning villain, a fearsome menace, a stalwart companion, and a hero of reason and action.  Audiences have cheered this presentation.  The tale as an intersection of Gothic literature and Victorian science is briefly explored.  Please book this program by September 1 to ensure availability.

An Old Fashioned Christmas: Classic stories about Yuletide are presented within the framework of a discussion of Christmas customs.

O’ Happy, O’ Henry ChristmasThe Gift of the Magic serves as the centerpiece for this collection of O’Henry stories that feature Christmas. The life of William Sydney Porter is considered.   Please book by November 1 to ensure availability.

Christmas Stories from the British Isles and Beyond:  Seasonal tales from the literature of the English-speaking world reflect the culture and circumstances of their settings.   This program is very different from An Old Fashioned Christmas, but this new collection will be appreciated by those who have enjoyed the first one.   It will also appeal to audiences who enjoy something interesting and unexpected.  Please book by November 1 to ensure availability.

Holmes for the Holidays: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, Sherlock’s only Christmas story, is featured.  Follow Holmes and Watson through the streets of Victorian London as they trace the owner of a Christmas goose and solve a mystery.