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Over There: Songs and Letters of WW1
Neill Hartley has presented his one-man shows for hundreds of groups. Fully-staged presentations are sure to delight and entertain audiences of all ages!
Programs may include:
  •  Performance
  •  Informational section
  •  Question/Answer period

Suitable for ages 6 to adult with a flexible group size
Length: 40 to 60 minutes
Neill Hartley is Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the captivating one-man show set against the background of the 1930s and the Great Depression.

Hear and experience FDR’s famous “fireside” chats and learn of the programs created through the New Deal.    Experience first hand the extraordinary times that shaped a nation!
FDR: A New Deal for America

Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band
Neill Hartley is Sherlock Holmes in a thrilling version of the short story by Arthur Conan Doyle.

See Sherlock Holmes in his study working out the mystery.   Then follow him to an old mansion where he must stop a killer from comitting another horrible crime!

Neill Hartley presents a captivating one–man show featuring iconic songs and letters from World War I. This fully staged program will present the remarkable stories of the war, told in the words of the men and women who lived it. Entertaining and informative for audience of all ages.

Featuring: Over There:Songs and Letters of WW1
P.T. Barnum: The Master Showman
Neill Hartley is Charles Lindbergh in an exciting
adventure based on his historic 1927 flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

See "Lucky Lindy" planning his trip, navigating in the cockpit and arriving in Paris.

Experience first hand the incredible journey that
riveted the world and transformed aviation!
The Spirit of Lindbergh
Neill Hartley is P.T. Barnum in this thrilling one-man biography of America's premiere showman! Meet one of the most colorful and well known personalities in history who brought both high and low culture to all of America.

Watch his fame grow with a parade of freaks and oddities from the "Feejee Mermaid" to the worldwide success of tiny "General Tom Thumb."
Neill Hartley is Ichabod Crane in an interactive adaptation of the classic horror tale by Washington Irving. See Ichabod interacting with students, leading the congregation in song, and dancing with his love. Then follow him on his fateful journey home as he meets the Headless Horseman!
The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow
Neill Hartley is Joshua Lionel Cowen in this magical one-man show about the founding and history of one of the greatest toy companies ever created! Follow his climb to the top of the toy industry, as he creates Lionel Toy Trains, one of the most beloved and successful toy companies of all time.

Experience the magic of toy trains and the timeless pleasure of model railroading. Learn about Joshua Lionel Cowen's incredible skill at marketing with indelible images that have helped sell over 50 million train sets and more than 300 miles of track each year.
Neill Hartley is president Woodrow Wilson in this exciting one–man show set in the turbulent days leading up to World War I. A world filled with international intrigue, deadly U-Boat attacks and secret diplomatic communiqués that would slowly draw America into war.

See Woodrow Wilson and his advisors as they work out the details of war. Hear the moving declarations of one of the most famous American orators. 

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War
Neill Hartley is Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this exciting one man show.  It is December 1940. The world is in crisis. Germany has destroyed Europe, and America may soon be at war.

Watch this moment come to life, as you meet FDR just prior to delivering his famous “Arsenal of Democracy” speech. Learn what he was thinking, and listen to his plea for the support of our Allies.   

FDR: An Arsenal of Democracy
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