WCCLS's 9th Annual Storytelling Festival, Art of the Story, is April 13-20. During this week-long celebration of National Library Week, Bill Ratner will be performing Bobbyland at Cedar Mill Library on Friday, April 19, at 7:00 pm. (adult & teenager focused) Read more...
Bobbyland is the story of Bill's adventures tracking down and meeting his uncle Bobby, who played Bobby the Bellboy in the “I Love Lucy” TV program.
Ratner has a notable career as a voice actor, lending his talents to television shows, movie trailers and video games. He is a regular competitor in The Moth Story Slams in Los Angeles and New York, an eight-time Moth StorySLAM Winner, a National Storytelling Festival Story Slam teller-Jonesborough TN, and winner of North Hollywood's Secret Rose Theater original dramatic monologue slam. He is also a playwright, a published short story and essay writer, and a member of Actors Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of TV & Radio Artists (SAGAFTRA), where he serves on the National Board of Directors.
Other performers in this year’s festival include Anne Rutherford, Rick Huddle, Patrick Ball, and Kim Weitkamp.
For a full list of the countywide events, including information on all the storytellers and programs, pick up a brochure at the library or visit the WCCLS website at www.wccls.org/festival