Ellouise will tell Finding Gus in Anderson, SC in April 2013. This is the article that appeared in the Anderson paper when she told an earlier version of the story in Gus' home town in 2011.
Finding Gus premiered at the 2011 Capital Fringe, Washington, DC
A Compelling TRUE Story - Pulls Your Heart Strings
FINDING GUSFrom Football Field to Your Heart
Don't miss this GEM!
Invitation from the Fringe Show in 2011
Love. Loss. ReunionIn Finding Gus Genealogy meets Entertainment when spoken word artist Ellouise Schoettler puts flesh on old bones by weaving an intriguing story-collage of romance, hunky heroes, loss and reunion.
HEAR a bit of the story:
Gus Clip 2 from Ellouise Schoettler on Vimeo.
Ellouise Schoettler - critically acclaimed at 2010 Capital Fringe for her story of the 1970s Second Wave - returned to the 2011 Capital Fringe with a new one-woman show - - about a man.
REVIEWS: During the 2011 Capital Fringe
Washington City Paper
"It is a mysterious gift, the ability to make an audience laugh and cry for a family that is not your own and to celebrate the life of a man to whom we have no personal connection."
"This is a fully crafted story of love, loss and finding.
Maryland Theatre Guide
"Perhaps Ellouise Schoettler's discovery that her grandfather (Gus) was a sports hero in 1905 - will stir audiences into wanting to know more about the forgotten heroes in their own families."
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