Live Oakes Educational Theater
369 Catalina Way
Vallejo, CA 94589
Phone: (707) 643-7819
Touring Award-Winning Living History shows for school assemblies, libraries, museums, colleges, conferences, conventions, corporate events, winery entertainment, historical societies, historical parks, festivals, and Renaissance Fairs.
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· A Christmas Carol (K-adult)
Dickens' haunting holiday classic, complete with sing-along carols, student and staff actors, ghosts, and Tiny Tim.
An interactive show with evocative sets, authentic costumes, a Greek game show, and a Roman Rap!
A mosaic of voices from Native Americans to Hippies.
· Coyote Tales (K-adult)
Mythical tales of 'the trickster' from many tribal traditions.
We combine Poe's tragic life story with his haunting poems and prose to exhume America’s first professional writer.
· From Colonies to Country (K-adult)
A colonial quilt of diaries, documents, letters, and songs.
One-man show combines selected readings with personal anecdotes to bring to life this seminal American author.
A rousing musical history of the man and the movement.
A maritime voyage through Gold Rush California, with links to science, U.S., & World history.
Chautauqua Interactive Living-History Portrayals
A dynamic portrayal of this revolutionary writer.
Renaissance Italy through the eyes of the Master.
· Muir of the Mountains (K-adult)
Inspiring adventures of the 'Father of our National Parks.'
Entertaining, accessible portrait of the 'Prince of Players.'
Grade Level: All shows can be performed appropriately for grades 3-6, 7-12, or adults. Shows marked (K-adult) are also suitable for lower grades.
Format: Our living-history shows fall into one of two formats: scripted, or un-scripted chautauqua. The scripted shows weave together many historic characters. Each chautauqua is an interactive visit with a major historical figure.
Show Length: Shows run from 45-60 minutes. Please schedule extra time if you would like a Q & A session. Special 30-120 minute performances are also available.
“Inspiring! Absolutely wonderful! The kids got so much more out of history.”
"The best assembly I've seen in 33 years of teaching!"
"The best program we've ever had!"