My Own Story
My Own Story
Entertainer Charles Johnson tells his own story through an evening of music, classic storytelling and sword fighting (sword fighting?)
Entertainer Charles Johnson tells his own story through an evening of music, classic storytelling and sword fighting (sword fighting?) Read more
About this project
In October of 2005 I started a journey: to leave my corporate job and become a professional musical-storyteller. In the years since I've led sing-alongs, told stories around campfires, performed at festivals and worked as an historical tour-guide. Along the way I've discovered that telling stories brings people back to that world of wonder that we all lived in as children - it awakens the sense that the world is big and discoverable, that there might actually be real magic, because no one has told us different, and that anyone can be a hero - all they need is a stick and a trash-can lid.
On July 7th, 2012 I will be presenting a concert of my very best work: my favorite adventure stories, folk-tales, story songs, harmonica music and (wait for it) sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) all framed in the tale of my own personal journey to become a professional entertainer.
I've already rented a great theater: Templar's Hall in Old Poway Park, one of the very best storytelling venues in San Diego County.
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