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Titanic, Tragedy of errors

Titanic is a program that combines education and entertainment.

Over 30 errors and circumstances are presented that contributed to the tragedy.

You will learn:

• The “Hows and Whys” of the tragedy
• Why the lifeboats were not full
• Why the ice warnings were ignored
• About the prominent passengers
• About the myths and legends of the Titanic

You will witness incredible special effect with audience participation.

This is a program you don’t want to miss.

The Titanic program can be 1 hour, 1 1/2 hours, or 2 hours with a 15-minute break.

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I thought the Titanic program was great. There was nothing I didn't like. I thought the entire performance was informative, well researched, and nicely executed. I hope to work with you again.There was a wealth of information presented. This was a well researched and presented program. I would highly recommend this to other public libraries. It was a nice mix of lecture and audience participation. ~Kathryn Clewell - Adult Librarian - Columbiana Public Library

I loved the entire presentation. There was not anything I did not like. It was wonderful. ~Penny Harrold

I loved the presentation. Your love of the Titanic shows. Lots of interesting facts and great artifacts.~Dianne Reedy

The artifacts having mystery with the pictures was awesome. I loved your enthusiasm and there was so much information I did not know. ~Marilyn Ramskugler

I thought the Titanic program was great. There was nothing I didn't like. I thought the entire performance was informative, well researched, and nicely executed. I hope to work with you again. ~Jennifer Cesta- PR Coordinator- Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County

I really like the fact vs fiction. Tom's passion is reflected in his voice and presentation. I very much enjoy the program. I enjoyed how the audience was included and Tom gave ample opportunity for questions. And the mysteries were very entertaining. ~Denise Krankovich

The music was a nice touch. I liked the signs and the Titanic backdrop. Tom was knowledgeable, had a nice speaking voice, and talked at a good pace. I enjoyed working with him. He is easy to communicate with. ~ Christine Conner, Wellsville Carnegie Public Library

I really liked the explanation of all the errors that took place. The program was so informative. Some things I knew, but I learned a lot. I hope Tom comes back soon. ~Ruth Cottis

One word, Awesome! ~ Bill Bright

I really enjyoyed the entire program. It was very imformative and fun. It was great. I learned a lot I didn't know. This is a very fun show ~ Tracee Murphy - Director - Wellsville Carnegie Public Library

I really enjoyed the program. It was imformative, passionate, and entertaining. I liked envisioning the people discussed, such as the unskilled laborers, the riveters, etc. Excellent. ~ Michael Clark

I liked the show very much. It was very educational. This was a great lecture and I highly recommend it! ~ Jan Radar

I loved it! So many facts, many I was unaware of. It made for a great program. I really enjoyed how much time Tom has put into developing this program. Thank you for sharing. It was super informative. The end came too soon. ~ Alanna Kock

I loved all the facts that Tom presented. Some I had never heard of before. I really enjoyed the program. It was amazing. ~ Janet F. Svenson

What a wealth of information. I love the audience interaction. The set-up was fabulous, along with Tom's interaction with the folks. ~ Bev Follin - Director - Hamilton Library

Tom's "Titanic: Tragedy of Errors" program was a phenomenal experience for Hubbard Public Library's patrons. The performance was jut the right mixture of factual history, storytelling, and jaw-dropping magic tricks to keep everyone engaged and entertained while being educated on one of history's greatest catastrophes. We loved Tom's interactive approach to presenting the information. Our meeting room was full of interested adults, but even the couple of youngsters in attendance were enthralled and actively part of the show. ~ Lorena Williams - Director

I loved learning about the reasons for the Titanic sinking and the Mysteries were awesome Thank you so very much for a great show. ~ Judy Sperner

Great setting of the scene with what happened in 1912. Great explanations and the 6 Mysteries were great. I love that you teach all types of information including History, Geography, Math, Science, Literature, Social Science, and Safety. It was a lot of fun. ~ Jeannette Bailet-Sigle

The show was very interesting. I loved the explanation of the voting amendments and the Mysteries that you presented. ~ Debre Warner

In the grand old manner of good storytellers, you made me want to learn more, and find a copy of "A Night to Remember". Thank you for bringing this presentation to the Youngstown Playhouse. A great presentation. You know how to connect with your audience, using humor well, to put everyone at ease. This was a really great evening Thank you. ~ Molly M. Galano, Board Member

Very interesting show. Great topic to start with anyway, but you tied it all together. Great wit, great mysteries. ~Brian Dehoff

The Titanic topic is one of interest to many people, young and old. You have inspired me to do more research and to have a good conversational topic with others. The mysteries were presented in a very unique way It was a very enjoyable show. ~Michael Bundy

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Tom has been delighting audiences throughout Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania for decades. Equally skilled as a magician and master storyteller, children and adults alike watch in wonderment at his entertaining show. Tom's shows are innovative as well as educational, perfect for schools, libraries, as well as birthday parties. Many are based on history, geography, books, and more.

Native to Youngstown Ohio, Tom is happy to travel to nearby towns such as Akron, Canton, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. Distance is not an issue to an entertainer that lives to see the faces in his audience stare in wonder at his magic tricks and laugh at his jokes. It's not unusual for one of his companions to tag along, be it Frosty the Snowman, Mr. Bones, or the Easter Bunny himself!

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