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Performance Schedule


Workshop passes are $10 or $25 for a day of workshops. A Workshop Pass is $50 and includes all the workshops on Friday and Saturday.  Tickets for performances and passes for workshops can be purchased at the door. Students who show a valid college ID can purchase ½ price tickets. Festival goers get to visit Oklahoma History Center exhibits for free!

Thursday, August 21

Thursday Evening Performances (recommended for ages 12+)


Pre-show entertainment provided by Greg Northwood 


7:00pm  Evening Performance - Devon Great Hall 


Session 1:

Session 2:

15 min     Lyn Ford

45 min     Bill Lepp "Adverse Conditions"

15 min     Elizabeth Ellis


15 min     Donald Davis


15 min     INTERMISSION 


Friday, August 22

Art of Storytelling Workshops - Chesapeake Event Room 


9:00 - 10:00am           Registration


10:00 - 11:30am         Workshop: "Sweetening the Tale" by Lyn Ford 


12:00 - 12:45pm         LUNCH: Open Mic Storytelling by Territory Tellers - Free Event 


1:30 - 3:00pm             Workshop: "Do You Make That Up As You Go Along" by Bill Lepp


3:30 - 5:00pm             Workshop: "Repertoire Triage!" by Elizabeth Ellis


Friday Evening Performances (recommended for ages 12+) 


Pre-show entertainment provided by Lauren Lee 


8:00pm     Evening Performance - Devon Great Hall 


Session 1:

Session 2:

15 min     Bill Lepp

45 min     Donald Davis "Our Stories Take Us Home"

15 min     Lyn Ford


15 min     Elizabeth Ellis


15 min     INTERMISSION 


Saturday, August 23

Art of Storytelling Workshops - Chesapeake Event Room

9:00 - 10:00am           Registration 

10:00 - 11:30am        Workshop: "Finding Your Own Voice" featuring Donald Davis, Elizabeth Ellis, Bill Lepp and Lyn Ford and their take on the story of Judith

12:00 - 12:45pm        LUNCH: "Oklahoma Oilo" presented by Territoy Tellers - Free Event 

1:15 - 2:45pm             Workshop: "Think It, Tell It, Write It" by Donald Davis 

Family Matinee Performance

4:00pm                        Featuring Bill Lepp & Lyn Ford "Home-Fried Tales"


5:30 - 7:30pm             OKC StorySLAM at Urban Roots 322 NE 2nd St., OKC

Saturday Evening Performances (recommended for ages 12+)

Pre-show entertainment provided by Casey & Minna


8:00pm   Evening Performances 

Session 1:

Session 2:

15 min        Donald Davis

45 min    Elizabeth Ellis


15 min        Bill Lepp


15 min        Lyn Ford


15 min        INTERMISSION


Each Evening: 

Poetry Stand - At Poetry Stand, Oklahoma City poet and artist Kerri Shadid writes free, customized, spontaneous poems for visitors. She asks for a word or phrase to inspire the poem , but often twists the prompt in a playful or absurd way to create the unexpected


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