"The Old Man and the Old Moon" set. Patricia said she loved the style of this for the play. It might be a little too rustic for a NYC apartment but I get the 'storytelling' style of it. It would work well in our black box theater.
Piccolo's Books: every book is only a dollar and there are many wonderful programs offered through this Los Angeles store. They are in trouble now because Dave & Buster's wants them to vacate their space so they can move in with beer and silly games instead of books and a community theatre, Storytelling, Workshops, and many other seminars and programs. Please share this if you live in the area.
Night Shadow Puppets: Make your own shadow puppet show with this set. It begins with: Once upon a time there was a beautiful Princess that lived in a castle in the forest. She had a very strict father (the King)…. Set includes 7 shadow puppets and 2 background sets, plus a wonderfully adventurous story. Just add a lamp and let the storytelling begin.
Creative Writing Worksheet – Dialogue (PDF) When it comes to writing dialogue, you could do worse than follow the rules of Just a Minute: no hesitation, repetition or deviation. It always amazes me that considering how much cheaper good dialogue is than CGI, stunts, sets, and costumes, it isn’t used to better effect. Theatre scripts provide excellent inspiration for good…
Storytelling Songs : Little Red Riding Hood - Every one knows and loves Little Red Riding Hood. However this never seems to bother little children, even though I would try to gloss over the scary bits, my own kids would only be more fascinated and even amused by the wolf getting his comeuppence. This fairy tale is a perfect addition to our songs for storytelling series in our DIY puppet theatre, so I wrote this Little Red Riding Hood Song to help tell the story.