Spend an enjoyable hour with fascinating people from Ohio's past in the intimate setting of museum theatre.
These characters will connect their times to yours by sharing their life stories. These are charming and engaging performances that are appropriate for all ages and wheelchair accessible. Performances are free with museum admission every Saturday at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.
June, July, and August performances take place in the Ohio Village town hall.
June 7, 14, 21 and 28
Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: The Civil War in 1864
The war was supposed to have been over by now; fathers, husbands and sons were supposed to be home. The Union was to have been quickly victorious, but instead the number of casualties continued to rise, as did the number of homeless and orphaned. Listen as one citizen recollects the hills of hope and valleys of despair on the road of the rich man's war and the poor man's fight.
July 5, 12, 19 and 26
Sound the Bell and Pull the Pumper: Firefighting in the 19th Century
Come listen as young volunteer tells stories of fighting fires. Learn the terminology of the 19th century, some of which has lasted until the present day.