Wee Folk Players (they’re a stitch)

The Wee Folk Players (they’re a stitch) formed soon after the 2016 election and performed a series of politically satirical scenarios on this blog. For some insight into Salley Mavor’s foray into current affairs, please read these posts; The fairies made me do it, a message to my followers, censored, play therapy and finding my voice. Episodes in the American Drama Series are listed below.

Cast and crew from the Wee Folk Players help position actors and move props backstage.


WeeFolkPlayers-7Episodes in the American Drama Series:
Click on titles to see individual posts with photos, videos and corresponding commentary. For the complete Wee Folk Players archive click here.

DECEMBER 2016: Flat Earth Society, The internet today5 Stages of Post-Election Grief, It’s going to be SO beautiful!

JANUARY 2017: Women’s MarchMr. Pence goes to Washington,
Fantasy Inauguration Ball, A Fireside Tweet

FEBRUARY 2017: Chaos Advisory, Civics LessonWell Suited,
Strategy Session, Coffee Break

MARCH 2017: Little Red, White and BlueTap Dance, Wonderland ex-Press, Artificial Intelligence, Nightmare on Pennsylvania Ave.

APRIL 2017: March for ScienceClass Outing, Palace Intrigue, Backstage Tour, Play Therapy

MAY 2017: Abraham’s Lament, Family Intervention, Stop-motion in action

MAY 2018: The Players’ latest project is the 13 minute stop-motion animation, LIBERTY and JUSTICE: A Cautionary Tale in the Land of the Free. What happens when a pair of lost citizens wander in the deep dark woods in search of a new leader? In this satirical take-off of the traditional folk tale, “Hansel and Gretel, the wordless story follows protagonists Liberty and Justice as they negotiate the challenges of today’s unique political landscape, while being shadowed by a persistent Twitter bird.

Watch and share the 13 min. movie on YouTube here.

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Stop-motion animation set