History in Person: A Virtual Chautauqua Festival
A Virtual Event Featuring Living History Scholars/Performers, Filmmakers & Musicians
History In Person Virtual Chautauqua Festival
Fox Tales International & Live Story Productions present
History in Person, A Virtual Chautauqua Festival featuring three nights of music, historic portrayals & conversations with noted storytellers, living history scholars & performers.

The free event is hosted online but pre-registration is required. Donations accepted to support performing artists & musicians.


All programs streamed on CST - Central Standard TIme

Pre-Show Music:
Heartland Connections


TUESDAY, AUGUST 25th -
LITERATURE: A REVOLUTION IN WORDS


Julia Ward Howe (Jessica Perry), & Caroline Nichols Churchill (Liesl Jensen) & Walt Whitman (Brian "Fox" Ellis)



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26th -
SCIENCE: THE LEGACY OF DISCOVERY

Presented by WQPT Ken Burns' GENE, Charles Darwin (Brian "Fox" Ellis) & excerpts from Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie
(Susan Marie Frontczak)



THURSDAY, AUGUST 27th -
EMANCIPATION: THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM

Performances Streamed Live!
Frances Tasker Carter (Darci Tucker) & Sarah Cooper (Sheila Arnold)

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE & PRESENTERS
  • LITERATURE: A REVOLUTION IN WORDS
    Pre-Show Music: Heartland Connections
    Tuesday, Aug 25th | 6:30PM (CST)
  • LITERATURE: A REVOLUTION IN WORDS
    Young Chautauqua: Voices of Suffrage: Julia Ward Howe and Caroline Nichols Churchill
    Tuesday, Aug 25th | 7:00pm (CST)
  • LITERATURE: A REVOLUTION IN WORDS
    Walt Whitman: A Song of Myself
    Tuesday, Aug 25th | 8:00PM (CST)
  • SCIENCE: THE LEGACY OF DISCOVERY
    WQPT presents Ken Burns' GENE (short film)
    Wednesday, Aug 26th | 6:30PM (CST) Hosted by WQPT - registration included
  • SCIENCE: THE LEGACY OF DISCOVERY
    WQPT presents Charles Darwin and His Revolutionary Idea
    Wednesday, Aug 26th | 7:00PM (CST) Hosted by WQPT - registration included
  • SCIENCE: THE LEGACY OF DISCOVERY
    Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie - Select Clips (Digital Theater)
    Wednesday, Aug 26th | 8:00PM (CST)
  • EMANCIPATION: THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM
    Pre-Show Music - Heartland Connections
    Thursday, Aug 27th | 6:30PM (CST)
  • EMANCIPATION: THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM
    Frances Tasker Carter, Colonial Aristocracy
    Thursday, Aug 27th | 7:00PM (CST)
  • EMANCIPATION: THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM
    Freedom! Or Not? - Sarah Cooper’s Story
    Thursday, Aug 28th | 7:30PM (CST)
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