Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers This is the deeply moving, richly humorous story of her travels through the remote mountains of Turkey and of the extraordinary people who shared their lives and their stories with her.
“An epic story told with consummate skill” ~The Stage, UK
Thank you for sharing your “Journey among the Kurds” with the students, faculty and staff of Green Mountain College. People from each of these constituencies have raved about the show. It is rare to find a performance that touches so many people so intensely. – Shirley Oskamp, professor, Green Mountain College, NH
These storytelling concerts for adults have been favorites at theatres, colleges and festival and library venues for over twenty years.
“What a fabulous performance! The stories were fascinating and the music was beautiful we had so many people stop by to say how much they enjoyed it. It was the perfect way to start off the winter season.” – Liz Bailey Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA
Diane crafts site specific legends and myths to enhance and deepen our experience of Place. Read more about these Living Myth events that have been performed in botanical gardens, parks, and urban environments.
“It was one of the most moving storytelling nights I’ve experienced. It reawakened in me, and perhaps all of us there, a sense of the spirit in things.” NEA and Oracle award winning storyteller, Jay O’Callahan