Colonial Williamsburg's popular street theater program is now a colorful comic book!
This unique history book will keep young readers turning the pages. Better yet, they'll get to choose what page they turn to next. Like the people of Williamsburg before and during the American Revolution, readers must decide, for example, whether they are a patriot or loyalist or whether fleeing slavery is worth the risks. What choice you make determines what page you go to next.
The historical comic book brings alive scenes and characters from our renowned Revolutionary City program, from the American general George Washington to the traitor Benedict Arnold. It also introduces a blues-singing, wise-cracking animal character, John Lee Otter, sure to appeal to kids.
Colonial Williamsburg street theater program in book form for young readers
Child chooses each step in plot
New animal character with kid appeal
Colonial Williamsburg's "Revolutionary City" is a family-friendly, live dramatic program that breaks the boundaries of traditional living history experiences. It covers the period of 1774 to 1781 through a combination of large-scale streetscape events and multiple simultaneous vignettes.
The program creates a spontaneous, real-time feel of Williamsburg during the years of the American Revolution. Guests take part in the everyday life of the city against the backdrop of momentous world-changing events.