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Program name: New Age Gawain and the Green Knight
Program category: History
Literature- Other
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: One hour
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: No minimum or maximum
Program description: A Mischievous Medieval Romp! Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Margot Chamberlain – Celtic Harp. The stakes are high for Arthur’s men’s group. First, into their midst, comes a bungee-jumping Green Man who delivers an ancient macho challenge. Then a mysterious rider gallops off with his head under his arm, taunting Gawain to follow. But the greatest fun comes when three very different female archetypes use their wiles in an attempt to corrupt Gawain’s new age virtue. Welcome to New Age Gawain and the Green Knight, Edgecomb’s hilarious send up of the men’s movement. Loosely based on the 14th century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Edgecomb’s comedic adaptation has New Age Arthurian knights running for their therapists faster than you can say Litigation! Tom Megan’s score provides a lush atmosphere of sound as we journey along the ‘road less traveled by’ in this fun loving tale.. This 50-minute performance can be combined with other seasonal tales for a longer wintertime program or stand alone as entertainment for any time of year. Appropriate for audiences ages 12 and up. This unusual New Year's tale is available in December and January. Humorous and entertaining parody - Booklist Magazine
Space/special requirements: Can be performed in a variety of settings from church hall to small or large theatre or casual library setting
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $501- $1000
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Block booking rates available. Some travel fees apply.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 04/11/2012
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Diane Edgecomb
Phone: 617-522-4335
Mailing address: PO Box 300016
Boston, MA 02130
E-mail address: dedge@livingmyth.com
Website: http://www.livingmyth.com
   
Previous appearances at: William Cottle School, Eastchester, NY (JoEllen Doyle contact person), Lafayette Intermediate School, Waterloo, NY, Marlboro Free Library, Marlboro, NY, Utica Public Library, Utica, NY, Jervis Library, Rome, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 10/19/2017

 

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