Chambers Street Theatre

Join host Ruth Chambers as she shares stories from 1800 to 1920 in the dialogue and dialects of the time as written by the authors. You'll hear Gold Rush and Wild West Stories, Tall Tales, and plenty of Mark Twain. Some of the stories were written by the reader herself! Tune in, sit back, and enjoy a taste of simpler times.

Replays Friday 2:30-3pm, Saturday 11:30pm-Sunday 12am
Live Thursday 11-11:30am

Chambers Street Theatre for 11:00am on Apr 27th, 2017

My goodness, April is almost gone, and we need to say to April's Birthday Girl: Ella Fitzgerald, "Happy Birthday, you'd be 100 years old if you were still alive."  Ahh, but she is still alive, and will live forever.  We open today's show with "A Tisket A Tasket,"  the song that made her a star, then go to "Roughing It" by Mark Twain.  We're all the way up to Chapter 24.  You will hear another Twain part true part tall tale about his buying a bucking horse.    

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Thanks to all the folk I meet in town who recognize my voice and say how much they like my show. I like every one of you and we always have a nice chat about Mark Twain. You all are the best of people.

Here's our offering for your collection.  It's an ode to our kitty Katie ...


A wonderfully warm Katie Cat

would come running whenever you sat.

She'd rumble and purr,

and had wonderful fur 

to cuddle and nuzzle and pat.

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