March 5, 2019 –
March: "THEATER OF THE MIND: STORYTELLING"
Who: The Three Tellers: Margaret Kaler, Jane Sims, & Wayne Sims
What: "St. Augustine's Scoundrels"
When: March 5, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Where: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue, Uptown St. Augustine
General Admission: $10.
"St. Augustine has always had more than its share of characters, crooks, and scalawags. This evening is guaranteed to be informative as well as fun! "
St. Augustine, Florida—
Tale Tellers of St. Augustine present THE THREE TELLERS in THEATER OF THE MIND: STORYTELLING February 15 at Limelight Studio Theatre in Uptown St. Augustine. "St. Augustine's Scoundrels" is an expose' of people and events which have made St. Augustine a notorious destination for centuries. Featured TTSA members are Margaret Kaler, Jane Sims, & Wayne Sims in a reprisal of a popular program which premiered during the 2018 Romanza Festivale.
The Three Tellers, actor Margaret Kaler and Jane and Wayne Sims, otherwise known as The Storytelling Sims, are accomplished and renowned performers well-known to audiences in Florida and beyond. The fascinating program was initiall researched under the guidance of Saint Augustine Historical Society Research Library personnel.
The show begins at 7:30 PM.
General Admission: $10; group rates available with advance notice. Tickets may be reserved in advance for pick up & pay the night of the event.
Information / reservation: 904-540-0402 or 386-439-9413, http://taletellers.org/.
Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Avenue. Free off-street parking is available.
The Tale Tellers of St. Augustine, a non-profit organization of cultural and educational orientation, was founded in 1993 to promote the art and perpetuate the tradition of storytelling. Dedicated to community enrichment, the guild promotes the art of storytelling by sponsoring its membership in performance.
(ED: Now in its TWENTIETH season, "Theater of the Mind: Storytelling" is an continuing series of storytelling programs featuring seasoned, performing members of Tale Tellers of St. Augustine in a black box or theater setting.)
About the artists:
Ms. Kaler has researched and presented many stories of our local history. She currently portrays Mary Harkness Flagler for St. Augustine Road Scholar programs. She also tells traditional and literary stories, and stories from her own experiences living here in St. Augustine. Last October she directed a Classic Theater's production of 1984. In January she was featured at the Florida Storytelling Association Festival in Mount Dora, Florida.
Wayne & Jane Sims are humorists, historians and tandem tellers. The duo has spent 25 years sharing tales and legends at the renowned Florida Folk Festival in White Springs and 15 years stepping aboard St. Johns Riverkeeper Eco-Heritage boat cruises of the St. Johns River as naturalist William Bartram and author Constance Fenimore Woolson, America’s First Travel Writers. Locally the Sims recently presented "St. Augustine's Scoundrels" for the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum membership, and in March will tell "Irish Tales" at the Port Orange Regional Library in Volusia County.