Adventures of Benjamin Franklin
With Actors Company - J.T. Turner
The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin. Printer, Scientist, Inventor, Author, Ambassador, Postmaster, Philanthropist, Patriot: Benjamin Franklin has even been called "the First American". In this original, interactive one-man show, one of the world's greatest statesmen and authors weaves together history, civics, science, and humor by recounting the story of his life. Dr. Franklin discusses his challenging youth in Boston, his days as a printer and writer in Philadelphia, and his adventures as an inventor, philanthropist, diplomat, and hero of the American Revolution. Includes safe, participatory, fascinating re-creations of Franklin’s experiments, making this show particularly relevant to both STE and HSS curriculum, and of course, character development.
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 1:00 PM ET
Target Audience: Grades 4+
Length: 45 minutes