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Storyteller Mary Murphy

Photo of Mary Murphy 116 Chestnut Street
Albany, NY 12210

(518) 462-1796



Mary Murphy is a writer/storyteller. She has performed at the National Storytelling Festival, the Hawaii Storytelling Festival, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the Clever Gretchen Storytelling Festival at Syracuse University and the University of Rochester Storytelling Festival. She has allso performed at local libraries, schools, museums and historical sites as well as at the Albany Institute of History and Artís Festival of Trees.

Her stories have been published in the anthologies: Give a Listen and A Solstice Evergreen.

Mary is also a member of the professional storytelling quartet Four Stories High.

Audiences: PreK, K - 3rd grade, Family, Adult.

Programs: My Own Stories-original stories mostly about growing up and life as a mother and storyteller in Albany; Lunch at the New Moon Buffet- more stories, funny and serious for adults; Ghostly Tales-Halloween stories for young children; Raising the Roof-Stories of celebrations big and small, for family audiences; The Lost Children-original stories and folk tales for adults