Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Two Kinds of Liars
Program category: History
Life Skills- Other
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 45-60 minutes
Audience level: Family
Audience size: 15 or more
Program description: There are two kinds of liars: those who tell lies for fun, and those who tell lies for profit. Bill Greenfield – legendary hunter, trapper, fisherman, and Adirondack guide – was "the goldarndest, most unreasonable liar you ever saw." He told lies for fun. But George Hull, perpetrator of The Great American Hoax – the Cardiff Giant – told lies for profit. Two very different men, both Civil War veterans, provide tales both true and tall.
Space/special requirements: Quiet room; microphone for larger groups.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.55
Notes about the fee:
Other notes: Teen, adult, and family oriented including children as young as 4th grade.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 07/12/2016
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Sandy Schuman
Phone: 518-229-8345
Mailing address: 29 Magnolia Terrace
Albany, NY 12209
E-mail address: sschuman@exedes.com
Website: http://www.tothestory.com
   
Previous appearances at: Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, Proctors Theatre, Schenectady, Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar, Oneida County Cooperative Extension, Oriskany, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home, Albany
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 08/16/2017

 

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