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So you’re finally making the trip (or the flight) to Los Angeles,California to visit the city the entire world has heard of. You’ll definitely enjoy the weather,individuals and the history,and while you’re at it,you’ll probably find a respectable souvenir or 2 to show off to your friends.
Here’s a short list of some of the big stops you almost need to hit if you’re visiting from anywhere further than 100 miles away.
1. Visit Hollywood
It was called Tinseltown for a reason– the piece de resistance within this movie buff’s paradise is Hollywood and Highland,the famous intersection where nearly every thing is designed to glamor visitors. From a towering complex of designer stores to a crowd of costumed street performers,to a giant Tyrannosaurus Rex poking its head through the roof of the Ripley’s Believe-It-Or-Not museum,this area can provide a busy afternoon. Especially if you venture further south and west to check out the area’s vintage stores (like Wasteland),cult restaurants (Pink’s Hot Dogs) and historical attractions (the La Brea Tar Pits). The numerous shops and tourist attractions along Hollywood Blvd add to the fun,as do the holiday decorations of you are available in December.
2. Go to Universal Studios
Not far from Hollywood,this hive of fun tourist activity (100 Universal City Plaza,Universal City) combines theme park rides and a carnival atmosphere with a movie-studio feel that almost puts you inside your favorite flicks. On the famous Backlot Tour,you can take the Jaws ride to see “Bruce” (the shark’s nickname) charge out of the water at you,see the New york city set where Manhattan-based movie scenes are filmed,and see how a heavy rain storm is created. Or you can go on rides designed after your favorite movies,where you could be used up and swept along with the plot,then probably dropped from a staggering height. Only a 9.5 mile ride from Los Angeles
3. Hit the Beach
Santa Monica State Beach offers a nice,tourist-friendly getaway,though it can get crowded and hectic on weekends. The bright side is it’s right beside the Santa Monica Pier,a well-trafficked theme park area where you will find an abundance of food,entertainment and more costumed performers. This beach could be found along Ocean Avenue in the vicinity of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica. For a more relaxing beach hangout,Manhattan Beach is about 30 minutes south,where a paved walkway makes it helpful for sightseeing. Or you can go about 40 minutes north to get to El Matador Beach near Malibu for a more secluded,scenic beach.
4. Go to a Dodger game
Catching a baseball game is a great way to spend a sunny afternoon,and the local team exists to entertain visitors and rabid fans alike. Baseball fans can find Dodger Stadium at 1000 Elysian Park Ave Los Angeles,and the area’s public transport is an easy way to arrive without spending for parking. Ticket prices range from $9 for upper-deck seats to around $70 for most other seats,for full-priced adults. More ticketing information could be found on the Dodgers Website (Dodgers.com). Just look out,because Dodgers fans are fiercely passionate about their team,and they also like to drink huge cups of beer.
5. Go to Disneyland
It’s what every major athlete does after scoring a touchdown or hitting a home run. Disneyland (1313 S Harbor Blvd,Anaheim) isn’t simply for kids (even though it tends to send them into ecstatic spasms),as the park offers the biggest,brightest and most complete theme park experience you’ll find beyond a dream. The rides last longer,the park-wandering characters are happier,and even the customer support folk are more helpful than any other park,despite the crowds. Explore the park’s many themed “lands,” see the light parade and jump onto the newest rides,in addition to the nostalgic classics like Pinocchio and Small World. Of course,Pirates of the Caribbean continues to amaze – keep an eye out for Captain Jack Sparrow sightings,which can seem surreally lifelike.
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Victorian Music Hall is a grand form of entertainment that produced songs during the eighteenth century that we still sing today. It is right and proper to heckle the Chairman – indeed no Music Hall is complete without rude and insulting comments from the audience. The performers will no doubt give as good as they get. Sing along with the songs. By the time you leave, you should feel that you have been responsible for this performance too!
The Royal Pickwickians are the troupe that started it all for the American Historical Theatre. The Royal Pickwickians troupe have programs of many sizes to suit any occasion, and will perform at “the drop of a hat.” This is perfect entertainment to present with period culinary delights, champagne and song around the piano at a post show sing-a-long. If you’d like to take a step back into the Gilded Age, get out your best silk toppers, your biggest hats with the brightest plumes. Drink a toast to Queen Victoria as she gazes down on the august assembly and gather with your friends as the Maestro begins the overture! After two acts filled with the finest artistes who ever strode the boards, if you are not too weak from laughing, we’ll have you singing around the concert grand deep into the night.
Songs of the 1890s:
The Man On the Flying Trapeze
Bicycle Built For Two
Why Am I Always the Bridesmaid?
Has Anybody Seen Our Ship
Daddy Wouldn’t Buy Me A Bow Wow
Who Were You With Last Night?
Hello, Hello, Who’s Your Lady Friend?
I Want To Sing in Opera
God Save the Queen
Alice Paul The Other Amendment
Alice Paul looks back on a lifetime struggle to get votes for women. Not content when that memorable day arrives in 1920, she goes on to write what would have been the 27th Amendment to get absolute and equal rights for women.
The Candle Burns Lucretia Mott recalls her active fruitful life as a nineteenth century leader in the abolition movement. A Quaker, she also “fought” for peace and women’s rights.
These presentations, in costume, lasts approximately 35 minutes and are followed by a question and answer period with the audience. They are excellent for museums, women’s clubs, high schools and general audiences. No special set is required.
Other Women from American History Abigail Adams, Alice Roosevelt, Dolley Madison,
Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks.
Each of the above characters have similar 35 minute programs featuring aspects of their particular period in history followed by question and answer sessions. Remember March is Women’s History Month!
Mr. Barnum’s Waxworks Famous showman, P.T. Barnum displays and lectures about several of his “Famous Women” waxwork figures. As he gives his one-sided male impressions of their place in history, they come to life to counter his version with opinions of their own.
Dr. Beecher, You Presume! Three famous women activists have been invited to speak to the audience. However, when the organizers realize that The Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, is in the vicinity, they leave the women sitting in the audience to introduce the famous Boston preacher. It is not long before the women’s outrage drives them to their feet and up on the stage.
Each of the above programs lasts 45 minutes and can be adjusted to include characters from several different periods in history. Each is followed by a question and answer period and can include audience breakaway discussion groups. Suitable for all audiences.
Night Thoughts A short play about Elizabeth Graem Ferguson and her visit to George Washington during the War for Independence. This talented Philadelphia poet, married to a Royalist who left her and fled to England, was famous in 18th century Philadelphia. Ferguson was famous for her salon where writers, composers and philosophers gathered.
The Flight To Paris A short play about Mary Cassatt and her relationship with her brother, Alexander. Mary returns to Philadelphia from France for a short visit and comes to the realization that, despite her artistic successes, her family still disapproves of her lifestyle.
Each of the above one-act, fully costumed plays occupies approximately 40 minutes. Only a few small pieces of furniture are needed and the play can be performed in such spaces as large rooms, small auditoriums, or small theatres. These plays are particularly suitable for art centers, historic houses, and historical sites, etc..
The American Historical Theatre strives to bring schools the very best in historical programs. While we try to make our presentations entertaining, we are first and foremost a company that educates. For this reason we only train and use the very special few who can become historical interpreters.
They are not look-alikes, not actors, not teachers, not historians – they are an amazing and unique blend of ALL these ingredients and qualifications. AHT interpreters come from all parts of the east coast – Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., etc..
Our school visits usually consist of:
1.) A whole day, one school – 2 interactive assemblies (max 250 students each)
2.) Split day, 2 schools – 1 interactive assembly, 1 classroom visit (only available within a 25 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Each assembly lasts approximately one hour and includes a 20 minute question and answer period. Block bookings are encouraged. You can make these bookings more cost effective by joining together with other schools in your area and sharing travel and accommodation expenses. Residencies frequently result in sponsorship and opportunities to interact with city leaders and reporters from the local press. Teacher materials supplied.
Here are some of the individual historical character programs we offer:
Christopher Columbus (grades 1-5)
Galileo (grades (5-8)
George Washington (grades 4-7)
Dr. Benjamin Franklin (grades 4-7)
Abraham Lincoln (grades 1-3, 4-6)
Thomas Jefferson (grades 4-6)
Harriet Tubman (grades 4-8, 9-12)
Abigail Adams (grades 4-8)
Amelia Earhart (grades 7-12)
Rosa Parks (grades 7-8, 9-12)
Betsy Ross (grades 2-6)
Alice Paul (grades 7-8, 9-12)
Ichabod Crane (grades 4-8)
If we bring a play to your school with two or more characters, it is advisable to centralize the performance and bus the students in. For instance, a local high school or junior college auditorium equipped with a fine stage, lighting and amplification can be utilized to bus in the 5th grade students from surrounding grade schools.
Here are some of the plays we offer:
A Rising And A Setting Sun (Children’s Version)
George Washington is at his home, Mount Vernon in Virginia, and is visited by his old friend Dr. Benjamin Franklin. They talk about their family relationships, their political careers and some of the most exciting events in their lives. The play runs approximately 45 minutes, is interactive with the audience, and ends with a Press Conference (question and answer period). Play requires a few simple pieces of furniture and lasts approximately one hour.
Galileo: Messenger From the Stars
Galileo and his loyal helper, Brother Benedictus, recruit audience members to help relive events that lead up to Galileo’s thrilling discoveries about the solar system., the denunciation of his radical ideas and his subsequent house arrest. Young students are introduced to the telescope and the planets as this man of astronomy and mathematics overturns century old beliefs. Play requires a few simple pieces of furniture and lasts approximately one hour.