Bill Harley: Storyteller, Musician & Children's Author

  • Mar. 22, 2017
  • Scherr Forum Theatre
  • Tickets: $9 for groups of 10 or more, $14 for individuals. Call 310 890-1439 or go to Performances to Grow On (click on schools and Adventures)
Bill Harley is an author, songwriter, storyteller, performing and recording artist. Recipient of Parent's Choice, ALA and two Grammy awards, Bill uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of growing up, schooling and family. In slice of life vignettes that exude warmth, with and wisdom , Harley uses a consummate storyteller's toolbox of tone, voice, delivery and pace, creating something palpable between himself and his listeners. Awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an honorary degree from Hamilton College, Bill tours nationwide. His latest work is a book series about fourth grader Charlie Bumpers and is filled with Harley's trademark hilarity and heart. Don't miss this engaging performance that will totally absorb your students and encourage them to tell their own stories.

Appproximately one-hour in length. Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, LIterature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family. 


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