March 18-19: Art of Storytelling Weekend

March 18-19: Art of Storytelling Weekend

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The Wayne Theatre is hosting a Storytelling Weekend on March 18-19 with Donald Davis, Geraldine Buckley, Linda Gorham and Leonard Lee Smith presenting in four sessions. In our digital world, where personal connection is often diminished, the Wayne Theatre will bring back the timeless tradition of personal, family and generational connection through the Art of Storytelling.

Three sessions will be offered on Saturday, at 9:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. One session will be offered Sunday morning at 9:30.

All four storytellers will participate in every session, and each session will be different.

Ticket prices to attend all four sessions are $55 adults or $25 students. Individual ticket prices are $15 for morning and afternoon sessions and $20 for the one night session.

While many people think “storytelling” is for children, that is not so, says Donald Davis, one of the storytellers at the weekend event. Stories are primarily geared for adults though families are welcome (grades 3+ recommended).

“Each session will be totally different,” said Davis. “We cannot tell you in advance what we might be telling.”

Stories always have humorous elements though some of them will take quite serious turns along the way. The stories should remind listeners of things that have happened to them and that they will be telling their own stories on the way home.

“We all tell original stories of our own,” said Davis. “For example, Geraldine’s home of origin is England, my roots are in the mountains of North Carolina, while Linda brings African-American culture and heritage to the mix.”

Stories always have humorous elements though some of them will take quite serious turns along the way. The stories should remind listeners of things that have happened to them and that they will be telling their own stories on the way home.

The storytellers regularly perform together with 42 festival weekends booked in 2017 in more than 24 states ranging from Virginia to Washington.

The Wayne Theatre is located at 521 W. Main St. in Waynesboro.

Info: (540) 943-9999 or www.waynetheatre.org

 

About the Storytellers
– Donald Davis
– Geraldine Buckley
– Linda Gorham
– Leonard Lee Smith

 

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Wayne Theatre Box Office Hours
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
One hour before all performances
521 West Main Street
Waynesboro VA 22980
540-943-9999

Online ticketing ends three hours before scheduled performances. After that time, remaining tickets will be available at the box office one hour before show time.

   

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March 8: Linda Davis, John Berry and Lenny LeBlanc in The Heart Behind the Music

The Wayne Theatre presents The Heart Behind the Music on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m.

March 9: Richmond Ballet

The Wayne Theatre presents the Richmond Ballet on Friday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m.

March 16: Live@TheWayne featuring Blues Soup

Live@TheWayne features Waynesboro’s own Blues Soup on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m.

March 17: Pinkalicious

The Wayne Theatre presents the Virginia Repertory Theatre production of Pinkalicious the Musical on Saturday, March 17, for two shows, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

March 24: Wilson Fairchild

Wilson Fairchild returns to the Wayne Theatre on Saturday, March 24, at 8 p.m. 

April 7: The Grand Gala - Where the Stars Align with jazz vocalist Nicole Henry

The Wayne Theatre presents The Grand Gala: Where the Stars Align on Saturday, April 7.

April 14-15: Anne of Green Gables

The Wayne Theatre presents Anne of Green Gables on Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m.

April 28: Robin and Linda Williams

The Wayne Theatre presents Robin and Linda Williams on Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m.

May 18: The Modern Gentlemen

The Wayne Theatre presents The Modern Gentlemen on Friday, May 18, at 8 p.m.

     

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