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Program name: DARK SOUNDINGS: Two ghostly tales of ship & shore
Program category: Performing Arts- Storytelling
Performing Arts- Theater
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
Program length: 80 minutes
Audience level: Family
Audience size: 10 - 150+
Program description: North Shore Theatre Group presents Greg Oliver Bodine in DARK SOUNDINGS -- a double bill of one-man, stage adaptations of two classic ghost stories: 'The Screaming Skull' and 'The Upper Berth' by F. Marion Crawford (1854-1909). These two plays are staged back-to-back with minimal set and lighting effects, and are performed with a short intermission in 80 minutes. One actor. Two classic ghost stories! Suitable for Ages 12 - Adult. Perfect for the Hallowwen season! 'Reminiscent of Masterpiece Theatre -- very turn of the century, very warm, but somehow unsettling, because in its richness hides something sinister.' --Oyster Bay Guardian. DARK SOUNDINGS is being offered as part of NSTG's SOLO CLASSICS Performance Series. The program combines elements of classic literature, drama and storytelling in a solo, narrative performance format, which is designed to give audiences an exciting, live, theatrical experience that is at once immersive, enlightening and educational. Available for bookings at tri-state libraries. NOT AVAILABLE IN 2017.
Space/special requirements: DARK SOUNDINGS is adaptable to just about any size room. (minimum performing space requirement: 15'D x 20'W). The show also does NOT require a stage -- but if you have one, great!
Travel restrictions: None -- we perform anywhere in New York State!
Program fee: $501- $1000
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.50
Notes about the fee: $500 fee for all libraries. Fee subject to additional gas / mileage allowance of 50 cents per round trip mile from zip code 11771. $180 overnight lodging allowance (2 persons / 1 night) must be added for venues over one hundred sixty (160) mile radius of zip code 11771. Multiple show / combined program discounts available -- please call or email us for details.
Other notes: DARK SOUNDINGS travels with a small set, simple lighting / sound equipment, costumes, props and a person (stage manager) to run the equipment. We also provide to ALL libraries in advance: media design (press release, publicity photos [i.e. jpegs], color 8.5x11 poster and playbill). Please visit to see photos, booking availability, rave reviews and ringing endorsements regarding the excellent quality and value of this and other SOLO CLASSICS programs.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 01/28/2017
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Greg Oliver Bodine North Shore Theatre Group
Phone: 516-922-3897
Mailing address: P.O. Box 488
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library (Putnam), Huntington Public Library (Suffolk), Jericho Public Library (Nassau), Riverhead Free Library (Suffolk), Ruth Keeler Memorial Library (Westchester)
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 01/28/2017


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