2022 Schedule

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Please note, all ticket purchases will show on your bank or credit card statement as Performances to Grow On.
We love dogs but not at the festival. Thank you!

Everything Pass -
Adult & Senior Ticket:

All shows, Thursday through Sunday. If you will not be attending all 4 days and late night events, opt for the Festival Pass with optional add-ons.

Adult (16+) $265 

Senior (65+) $260

Children's Festival Pass -
Children's Ticket:

Includes all shows Friday through Sunday except Goblins & Ghosts & Ghouls, Oh My! and Naughty Tales.

Add-ons include - Meet the Tellers, Shakespeare Back in the Bowl, and-for 12 and over only-Goblins & Ghosts & Ghouls, Oh My!

Child (under 16) $100

Three Show Special

Your Choice of Three Shows

Choose any 3 shows and receive a 10% discount at checkout.

See below for schedule

Prices will vary.

Online Festival Pass

All Audiences

Includes all performances at Libbey Bowl and Ojai Art Center. Does not include story swap, or meet and greet.

All Audiences $90 

Adult (16+) Starts at $190 

Senior (65+) Starts at $180 

Festival Pass -
Adult & Senior Ticket:

Includes Friday through Sunday shows-except Naughty Tales. Optional add-ons include - Meet the Tellers, Shakespeare Back in the Bowl, and Naughty Tales.

Does not include Thursday events or Naughty Tales.

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Senior tickets are for adults 65 and over. Child tickets are for children under age 16.
A purple star denotes events especially designed for young children, families and school groups.

The following handling fees apply when purchasing online, by phone, or during the festival:
• $4 handling fee per ticket (individual performances)
• $15 handling fee (total) for each Ticket Package (multiple performances)

Note: After September 1, all ticket packages increase $15 and individual shows increase $5

Thursday, October 27

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Meet the Tellers: Reception with the Storytellers 

with all of the tellers

3:30-5:00

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St, Ojai

 

How did the tellers find their stories? Or did the stories find them?

Wine for purchase.

Light appetizers provided.

Adults $42

Seniors $40

Child $25

Thursday

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Shakespeare Back in the Bowl

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Libbey Bowl

210 S. Signal St, Ojai

 

The evening will open with music the from Ojai Madrigali Singers followed by Debs Newbold's King Lear Retold. Originally commissioned by the Hay Literary Festival, a sell-out at Shakespeare’s Globe and the talk of festivals both in the UK and abroad, this is an unforgettable, shimmering work of performance storytelling that will haunt you for a very long time to come.

After a short intermission we welcome The Merry Wives of Windsor, the sometimes bawdy and always fantastic renaissance singing group who will have you giggling and blushing one minute and tearing up with sentiment the next.

Adults $25 (Save $5 per ticket for groups of 10 or more with code GROUP)

Students FREE (with valid high school or college ID shown at the door)

Child $10

Thursday

Friday, October 28

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Fall Stories for Primary Students

Grades K-3

with Mara Menzies, Izzi Tooinsky, and Sheila Arnold.

9:30 – 10:30am
Libbey Bowl

(venue subject to change)

Adult $25, Child $22

($10 per ticket for groups of 10 or more with code GROUP)

Friday

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Fall Stories for Upper Grades

Grades 4-8

with Debs Newbold, Kevin Kling, Josh Goforth and Adam Booth.

11:15am –12:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

(venue subject to change)

Adult $25, Child $22

($10 per ticket for groups of 10 or more with code GROUP)

Friday

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It's the Little Things

with Josh Goforth and Kevin Kling.

2:00 – 3:30pm

Art Center Patio

113 South Montgomery

Adults $30

Seniors $28

Child: $20

Friday

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Chelsea Williams Trio

5:00 – 6:00pm

Libbey Bowl 

210 S. Signal St, Ojai

Included with purchase of Laughing Night ticket.

Friday

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Laughing Night

6:00 – 8:30pm

Libbey Bowl

210 S. Signal St, Ojai

Join all the tellers for a hilarious night of rib tickling fun!

Adults $42

Seniors $40 

Children $25

(Save $5 per ticket for groups of 10 or more with code GROUP)

Friday

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Goblins and Ghosts and Ghouls, Oh My!

with Adam Booth-a master ghost story teller!

9:00 – 10:00pm

Art Center Patio

113 South Montgomery

 

Adults $25

Child: $17 (ages 12 & up only at this show)

Friday

Saturday, October 29

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Story Swap w/ Special Guest Storytellers!

Debs Newbold, Josh Goforth, Kevin Kling

Saturday 8:30 - 10am

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St, Ojai

Free thanks to a grant from the Ojai Women's Fund!

Come try your hand at the art of storytelling and receive tips from a mystery pro or two!

Saturday

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Story Shop Boutique

Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Libbey Park Fountain

A boutique Surrounding the beautiful Libbey Park Fountain.
Unique gifts to purchase from local
artists and craftspeople

Saturday

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Fantastic Fables

with Mara Menzies, Izzi Tooinsky and Josh Goforth

10:00 – 12:00pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St

Adult: $31

Senior: $29

Child: $21

Saturday

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Saturday

Missed Connections

with Kevin Kling, Adam Booth, and Deborah Newbold

1:00 – 3:00pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St

Adult: $31

Senior: $29

Child: $21

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The Sheriffs of Schroedingham

Included with purchase of ticket to Silver Tongue in Cheeky

5:00 – 6:00pm

Libbey Bowl

210 S. Signal St, Ojai

Saturday

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Silver Tongue in Cheeky

with All of the tellers

6:00 – 8:00pm

Libbey Bowl

210 S. Signal St, Ojai

Adult: $42

Senior: $40

Child: $25

(Save $5 per ticket for groups of 10 or more with code GROUP)

Saturday

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Naughty Tales

with Adam Booth, Mara Menzies, Izzi Tooinsky and Sheila Arnold

8:30 – 10:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St

$45 (adults only)

(Save $2.50 per ticket for groups of 2 or more with code GROUP)

Saturday

Sunday, October 30

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Story Swap w/ Special Guest Storytellers!

Adam Booth, Mara Menzies, Izzi Tooinsky. 

Sunday 9:00 - 10:30am

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St, Ojai

Free, thanks to a grant from the Ojai Women's Fund!

Come try your hand at the art of storytelling and receive tips from a mystery pro or two!

Sunday

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Story Shop

10:00am-3:00pm

Libbey Park Fountain

A boutique surrounding the beautiful Libbey Park Fountain. Unique gifts to purchase from local artists and craftspeople.

Sunday

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Till We Meet Again

Continental Breakfast

with all the Tellers

11:00am – 1:00pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St, Ojai

$41 adults

$39 seniors

$27 children

Sunday

The Ojai Storytelling Festival is presented by Performances to Grow On, a non-profit organization. Support our programs with a tax-deductible donation. In these tough times, donations in any amount make a difference. Don’t have a lot to give? No problem. All it takes is $1 to make a difference in a child's life. Have a little more to give? You can also make contributions on behalf of friends and family…