Richard Stillmen

Montclair, NJ
(Essex County)

Richard Stillman is a musical storyteller who combines a theatrical style of storytelling with authentic musical instruments from around the world. He has performed on BROADWAY, THE KENNEDY CENTER and at theaters and schools from New Jersey to Alaska. His show, “The Spirit of Vaudeville” won the BEST CONCERT AWARD at the United Solo Theater Festival in NYC. Richard has performed for many years at the NEW JERSEY STORYTELLING FESTIVAL. Richard also performs with storyteller Gerald Fierst as “The Mythmakers”. 

Some of his stories include: “Angus MacDonald’s Nose”, ‘Wiley and the Hairy Man”, “Kotaro and the Magic Nose Fan”, “The Man Who Had No Story To Tell”, “Las Ranas del Lago de Titicaca ”, “Pecos Bill Stories” and “ Fergus MacBride and the King of the Seals”. 

 Mr. Stillman brings all this background to his storytelling performances, as well as his extensive collection of musical instruments. When you listen to Mr. Stillman perform,  you feel a timeless quality that embraces many cultures and centuries.

Audience: all ages
Member since: 5/03

Listen and watch some of Richard's music, storytelling & dance performances.