College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088-9000
The Jack Tale Players present entertaining and educational plays that include traditional music and stories of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The show has delighted young and old with its fast-paced action, energetic actors, innovative staging, and foot-stomping music. R. Rex Stephenson, the writer/director for the company, combines the art of traditional storytelling with theatre to create unique story theatre.
2012 Public Performances:
|Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, 1 and 3 p.m. Reunion Show at Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, Ferrum College|
|Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m. in Sale Theatre, Ferrum College|
|Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 3 p.m. at Westlake Branch Library, 84 Westlake Rd. Suite 109, Westlake, VA|
|Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 10 a.m. at Franklin County Main Library, Rocky Mount, VA|
|Monday, July 16, 2012, 7:30 p.m. at Hollins University VAC Auditorium, Roanoke, VA|
July 5-7, 2012, All-American, All-Star USO Show at the Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, Ferrum College
|Thursday, June 14, 2012, 6 p.m. at Grayson County Public Library, Independence, VA|
|Sunday, May 27, 2012, 11:30 a.m. at Rooster Walk 4 Music & Arts Festival, Martinsville, VA|
"Capturing Characters on Stage for the College and Community: An Interview with Playwright Rex Stephenson"
The Jack Tale Players perform mountain music
photo by Lana Whited, 7/6/2001
The All-American, All-Star USO Show at the Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre in July 2012 celebrated the Jack Tale Players' 8 tours to VA hospitals in the 1970s and 1980s.
1998-2013 R. Rex Stephenson
The drawing by Berkeley Williams, Jr. is the
property of the Jack Tale Players of Ferrum College.
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