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Previous Tellabrations

Tellabration 2015
Unexpected Kindness

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Janet Carter, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Adam Hoffman, Christie Keegan, Eliud Nieves, Nancy Marie Payne and Joe Peck

Tellabration 2014
Bridging the Divide

Emcee: Sandy Schuman
Tellers: Janet Carter, Carol Connolly, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Christie Keegan, Jeannine Laverty, Eileen Egan Mack, Eliud Nieves, Nancy Marie Payne and Joe Peck

Tellabration 2013
Courage and Remembrance

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Betty Cassidy, Alden (Joe) Doolitte, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Kelvin Keraga, Bonnie Mion, Eliud Nieves, Claire Nolan, Karen Pillsworth and Sandy Schuman

Tellabration 2012
Wild, Weird and Wonderful

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Janet Carter, Betty Cassidy, Lale Davidson, Margaret French, Marni Gillard, Eliud Nieves, Gil Payette, Nancy Marie Payne and Joe Peck

Tellabration 2011
Shared Laughter

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Aditya Agashe, Betty Cassidy, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Micki Groper, Christie Keegan, Eileen Egan Mack, Claire Nolan, Nancy Marie Payne, Joe Peck and Sandy Schuman

Tellabration 2010
Laughing Fits: Stories of Smiles and Surprises

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Fran Combs Berger, Kent Busman, Janet Carter, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Adam Hoffman, Betty McCanty, Claire Nolan and Joe Peck

Tellabration 2009
Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Claire Beetlestone, Betty Cassidy, Regi Carpenter, Kate Dudding, Karen Glass, Christie Keegan, Jeannine Laverty and Claire Nolan

Tellabration 2008
Smiling Out Loud: Stories of Joy and Laughter

Emcee: Karen Pillsworth
Tellers: Fran Combes Berger, Betty Cassidy, Alden (Joe) Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Christy Keegan, Louise Koenig, Nancy Marie Payne, Joe Peck

Tellabration 2007
Laughing Matters at the Whisperdome

Emcees: Joe Doolittle and Kate Dudding
Tellers: Frances Combes Berger, Betty Cassidy, Kate Dudding, Margaret French, Kathleen Gill, Marni Gillard, Christy Keegan, Claire Nolan, Karen Pillsworth

Tellabration 2006
Wit and Wisdom at the Whisperdome

Emcee: Mary Fellows
Tellers: Frances Combs Berger, Kent Busman, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Micki Groper, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Judith Lott, Nancy Marie Payne, Sandy Schuman, Frank-Lee Speaking.

Tellabration 2005
Laughing Out Loud at the Whisperdome

Emcee: Kent Busman
Tellers: Frances Combs Berger, Arlene Brown, Betty Cassidy, Peggy Cimino, Joe Doolittle, Micki Groper, Dee Lee, Nancy Marie Payne, Tales n Tunes, Frank Wind

Tellabration 2004
At the Egg

Tellers: Kent Busman, Betty Cassidy, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Jeannine Laverty, Dee Lee, Sandy Schuman, Amy Spaulding, Frank Wind

Tellabration 2003
Once Over Easy: Stories at The Egg

Tellers: Frances Combs Berger, Kent Busman, Carol Connolly, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Kathleen Gill, Lois Foight Hodges, Nancy Marie Payne, Amy Spaulding, Frank Wind

Tellabration 2002
Stories of Light and Laughter

Tellers: Alma Alvarez, Frances Combs Berger, Kent Busman, Barbara Chepaitis, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Lois Foight Hodges, Nancy Marie Payne, Sandy Schuman, Amy Spaulding, and Tom Weakley

Tellabration 2001
Stories From the Circles of Life

Tellers: Kent Busman, Tony Carbone, Fran Combs, Carol Connolly, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Nancy Marie Payne, Sandy Schuman, Tom Weakley

Tellabration 2000

Tellers: Jane Ainslie, Kent Busman, Tony Carbone, Carol Connolly, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Kathleen Gill, Mary Murphy, Barbara Palumbo, David Rubin, Greg Rubin, Four Stories High

Tellabration 1999

Tellers: Jane Ainslie, Kent Busman, Joe Doolittle, Kate Dudding, Marni Gillard, Lois Foight Hodges, Becky Holder, Jeannine Laverty, Nancy Marie Payne, David Rubin, Tom Weakley

Tellabration 1998

Tellers: Arlene Brown, Peggy Cimino, Carol Connolly, Kathleen Gill, Joni Goldberg, Bairbre McCarthy, Mary Murphy, Barbara Palumbo, Nancy Marie Payne, Sr. Ellen Secci, CSJ

Tellabration 1996 -- our first: Jane Ainslie and Carol Connolly, Producers

Tellers: Arlene Brown, Connie Collins, Marni Gillard, Joni Goldberg, Becky Holder, Dee Ellen Lee, Mary Murphy, Dan Testo, Tom Weakley

Details about the 1997 Tellabration are unavailable.

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at a US performing arts center

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Photos of some of Story Circle's performers