Project Description

 

The Folklorist: George Washington and the Poisoned Peas

During the American Revolution, General George Washington would find that his battles weren’t isolated to the front lines, they would also be served to him on his dinner table.

A NEWTV ORIGINAL PROGRAM
Produced & Directed by Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Written by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer & John Horrigan
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

SPECIAL THANKS
Boston Costume
Cheryl Uttaro

FEATURING
Paul Head appearing as “George Washington”
Shane “Rudy” Rudolph appearing as “Thomas Hickey”
Chanelle Lansley appearing as “Phoebe Fraunces”
James McGruder appearing as “Samuel Fraunces”
Alessandro Zanet appearing as “Soldier”
Joe Plouffe appearing as “Soldier”
Sam Stulin appearing as “Bar Patron”

PRODUCTION CREW
Contributing Writer: Anastasia Bogomolov
Casting Director: Shelby Levinson
Music: Organic Music Library & Kevin MacLeod
Cinematographers: Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer
Production Assistants: Katie Rubino, Eugene Foygelman, Sam Stulin, & Shelby Levinson

AVAILABLE ON NEWTV
NewTV’s local cable channels in Newton, MA
RCN: 3 | 13 | 15 | 613 (HD)
Comcast: 8 | 9 | 99
Verizon: 32 | 33 | 34

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
2014 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2014 NEWTV