Cincinnati  Storytelling Festival, Hosted by Madcap Education Center
February 6,7 & 8

To Purchase All Access Festival Pass, Individual Day Pass or Workshops Call
513-241-6550   Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm  (No extra fees)

You can purchase Individual Day Pass ONLINE (Fees added to online sales)


ALL ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS  $50  

Thursday, Feb. 6      Pass $15     SOLD OUT!
      A waiting list starts at 5:30 and you need to show up in person to get on the list.  We can't guarantee you'll get in.   Also, we won't know if you can get in until a few minutes before showtime.

Stand-Up History --  6:30pm (1 hr and 15 min)
         Things were a lot weirder back in the day, and they get plenty weird at a Stand-Up History show. Imagine comedians talking about the history they never taught you in school: painters specializing in pig portraits, the religious cult behind your favorite candy, your city’s red-light district, besieged breweries, philandering mountebanks. You’ll discover all this and more at Stand-Up History!
      Laughing Night -- 8pm (90 min)        Funny stories from multi-award-winning humorists Bil Lepp and Paul Strickland!  A hilarious laugh-a-minute event for the whole family!


Friday, Feb. 7       Pass $20  Online Purchase (Fees added)
Hilarity Happy Hour - 5:30pm (1 hr)
       Funny, lighthearted stories from Lyn Ford, Bil Lepp and Paul Strickland.  Recommended ages 13 and up.

Show and Tell with True Theatre - 6:45pm (1 hr)
       Dave Levy of True Theatre leads a showcase-style open mic of stories about objects.  Have a story you wanna tell?  Bring a thing and tell a tale!

National Storyteller Showcase - 8pm (90 min)
      Stories from our Nationally Touring Storytellers Lyn Ford, Paul Strickland, and Bil Lepp!


Saturday, Feb. 8     Pass $25  Online Purchase (Fees added)  Includes Both Kids and Family Stories at 11am and 1pm and the 5pm & 7:30pm Stories.  Workshops are not included with the Saturday Pass

Kids and Family Stories - 11am   Purchase this show only ONLINE (fees added)
      Individually ticketed, but IS included in the day pass  - Our Nationally Touring and award-winning storytellers always tell stories for the whole family, but for this hour they focus on the kids!  THIS SHOW IS NOT THE SAME SHOW AS THE 1pm!  Note: Lyn Ford and Bil Lepp have won numerous awards for the children's books and recordings of stories for children. Kids and

Kids and Family Stories 2     - 1pm   Purchase this show only  ONLINE (fees added)
       Individually ticketed, but IS included in the day pass -  Our Nationally Touring and award-winning storytellers always tell stories for the whole family, but for this hour they focus on the kids!  THIS SHOW IS NOT THE SAME SHOW AS THE 11am!   Note: Lyn Ford and Bil Lepp have won numerous awards for the children's books and recordings of stories for children

Workshop - 2:30pm - 4:00pm  ** Not Included with the Saturday Pass or All Festival Pass
Call 513-241-6550 to Sign up/Purchase Workshop
Workshops are $20   and if you purchased an All Festival Pass, the price is $10 
        Paul Strickland:
Collage in Storytelling: How to use collage techniques to combine anecdotes, images and other bits and pieces into a story that is larger than the sum of its parts. (90 minutes)


Haunted Happy Hour - 5pm - 6pm
      Ghost stories and other stories of the spooky and macabre as told by Lyn Ford and Paul Strickland!  


Closing National Tellers Showcase - 7:30 - 9:30
       Our Nationally Touring Storytellers Lyn Ford, Paul Strickland and Bil Lepp close out the festival by telling us some of their personal favorite stories!

To Purchase All Access Festival Pass, Individual Day Pass or Workshops Call
513-241-6550   Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm  (No extra fees)

You can purchase Individual Day Pass ONLINE (Fees added to online sales)