Anthony Burcher: Humorist
 Award-Winning Storyteller

"He brews up a tincture of tales that is 
story-medicine worth patenting"
                                                          -- Milbre Burch

Anthony's Storytelling Calendar


This annual event is not open to the public.  This is Anthony's 18th year at this event  

Fri. 8/14 7:00 PM Camp Kesem Private Tell

Camp Kesem is a wonderful camp for children with family members suffering from cancer.  Anthony will be visiting this August to share stories with these awesome kids.  These camps are held around the country and you can find out more at

Sat. 9/12 All day VA GO GREEN GARDEN FESTIVAL Anthony will be joining his stellar compatriots from the TELL TALE HEARTS as we tell children & adults stories focusing on the environment. It is a free all day event from 9a.m. to 4p.m. at the Science Museum of Richmond, 2500 West Broad St. Fi... more
Sat. 9/26 All day VASA Saturday Series Workshop The Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia is hosting this all day event with the Virgina Storytelling Alliance presenting a myriad of workshops, story swaps, concerts, coaching, etc. Anthony will be offering his workshop: WORDPLAY: Games that ... more
Sat. 10/24 7:30 PM HAINTS &HOWLS Telltale Hearts HALLOWEEN SHOW OCTOBER 24, CULTURAL ARTS CENTER AT GLEN ALLEN, 2880 Mountain RD Glen Allen Featured Tellers: Denise Bennett, Judith Onesty, Les Schaffer, Kathy Mincz & Woven Yarns (George Crafts & Dee Kysor). In the middle of all these good folks, Anthony... more
Sat. 11/7 9:00 AM Denbigh Presbyterian "Prime Timers" Private Tell

Anthony will be visting this group to share breakfast and a few stories.  These folks are one of the nicest congregations around and it is my pleasure to visit them.

Sat. 11/14 8:30 AM Los Angeles Storytelling Festival

Anthony will be appearing at two concerts during this all day festival held at the Culver-Palms UMC Complex.  For directions, prices, teller bios and more, please go to   We hope to see you in sunny California.

Fri. 11/20 6:30 PM ROYSTER PRESBYTERIAN STORY NITE Anthony will be performing a FREE one hour plus concert and has promised two, new, never before perfomed-in-public stories. This concert is to benefit the youth group and their various missions so an offering will probably be collected. We hope you... more
Sat. 12/5 7:30 PM EVENING CONCERT AT OR AMI AN EVENING CONCERT AT CONGREAGATION OR AMI. 9400 Huguenot Rd. Richmond, VA. On this nite Anthony and his fellow, very esteemed TELL TALE HEARTS STORYTELLERS will delve into the rich history of Jewish folklore and beyond. Ages 10-100 ... more
Thu. 12/31 6:00 PM First Night Williamsburg VA Once more Anthony will be telling with the Weavers of the Word as part of this annual event. If you wish to hear ANTHONY specifically--come by the Christian Science Reading Room at 10:00 p.m. for 45 minutes of "He ain't right." storytelling. Mak... more
Fri. 1/8 12:30 PM Makemie Woods First Fridays

Anthony returns to Makemie Woods Camp and Conference Center to share another round of stories with these nice folks.  A wonderful luncheon is served at 12:30 followed by storytime.  The cost is seven dollars per person and worth every cent

Sat. 1/9 7:30 PM MIDWINTER WARM UP & GET DOWN The TELLTALE HEARTS STORYTELLERS THEATER Presents DENISE BENNETT & ANTHONY BURCHER in a tag team storytelling event of funny and enchanting stories to send Old Man Winter packing. CULTURAL ARTS CENTER AT GLEN ALLEN ADMISSION: $10 ADULTS $6 AG... more
Tue. 1/12 7:00 PM The Chesapeake Retirement Community

Anthony will performing a private show for the residents, but if you know someone residing at the CHESAPEAKE,  what a wonderful opportunity to plan a visit AND hear some good old fashioned storytelling. 

Fri. 1/15 All day Mars Con Science Fiction Convention Anthony will be returning this year to tell stories of growing up a comic book geek in redneck world. These folks put on an excellent convention packed full of events. Storytelling is just one small part of many offerings. Find out more at: www.... more
Fri. 1/22 9:00 PM FREE OUTERBANKS CONCERT Anthony will be giving a free one hour concert at the Hampton Inn and Suites Outer Banks (between Duck & Corolla) on January 22nd at 9p.m. This concert ties into the Stonehouse Presbyterian retreat being held there that weekend, but anyone can... more
Thu. 2/11 11:30 AM Eastern State Retiree Luncheon Private Tell

Anthony will be a guest with this esteemed local group from Williamsburg, Virginia.

If you are familiar with this group and the fine work they have done for their community, they deserve stories from Anthony's A list.

Sat. 2/13 7:30 PM TELLTALE HEARTS "FOOLS FOR LOVE" SHOW ANTHONY will be one of the featured tellers in this Valentine's show of love stories and amazing desserts. Anthony is promising a tale of young love to make the dead blush. You don't want to miss it. CULTURAL ARTS CENTER AT GLEN ALLEN ADMISSION... more
Tue. 2/16 7:00 PM The Chesapeake Retirement Community

Anthony will be doing a private concert for this outstanding retirement community, however, if you know someone who resides here, what a great chance to pay a visit AND hear some good old fashioned storytelling.

Tue. 3/16 9:30 AM Life Long Learning Institute Guest Speaker. Les Schaffer, one of Virginia's premiere tellers, is teaching the class: PROJECT STORYTELLING WITH THE STARS. Anthony will be doing a private workshop and class for this group, but if you live nearby, this is a class you may wish to consider enroll... more
7:00 PM The Chesapeake Retirement Community

FRANCIS MAKEMIE will be appearing and telling his story of being a pastor in the early years of the American colonies.  This is a private engagement , but Francis is always willing to appear and visit with your group.  Let us know.

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