Trumpet used by Town Crier

The Village of the Heights is all excited. A traveling group of actors, minstrels, jousters, jugglers, singers, dancers and magicians is approaching the castle walls Our yeomen and serfs are starting to build stages and the merchants and inn keepers have hired extra help for this once a year visit.

King Adrian has sent out messengers to find out who is in the caravan of entertainers. The caravan of entertainers has answered the King, so please listen carefully to who the listing of the king's entertainers:

Amy Fass
Ann Garvey
Don Thomas - Thomas Darnsteadt
Ella The Faerie - Eleanor Larsen
Friar Nyp - Lesley Retzer
Giacinta Pace
Kathleen Finnegan
Lady Ann of Sussex - Patricia Darnsteadt
Luther Bangert
Marco The Magician- Mraco Frezza
Michael Lee
Mistress Tale Weaver - Kathy Devine
Muggle Juggle - Martin Larsen
Recoronna -Laura Liben
Una Cantante - Jodi DiLiberto
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Cirque-Tacular Entertainment Gorden Highlanders of Locust Valley
Tad Emptage
Nalina Mann
Aaron Bonventre
Bruce Brackett
Charlie Armstrong
Devin Blaine
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Armored Combat League Vixens EnGarde
Captain -
Andre Sinou
Co-Founder/Artistic Director/Fight Director -
David Dean Hastings
Molly Thomas
Tarah Blasi Watson
Layan Elwazani
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Majesta Chanters Mike Dupuy Falconry
Chant Master - Brother
Patrick Loy
Paul Novosel
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Mystical Muses New York Lyric Circus
Sanne Kelly
Abigail Spath
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Robin Hood Field Show Round Table Productions
Period Productions, LLC
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Salomone duo Society of Creative Anachronisms
Carol Flamm Reingold
Elissa Weiss
Coordinator - Piglet Evans
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Joey The Jester Orchestrating Dreams
John Grimaldi Executive Director -
Andrea Profili
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Wondersparks Puppets
Chad Williams
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Archery Idea Coil
Hidden Gems Archery
William Pantin
Richard Batt
Julie Chu
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Jewelry Making Kick Wheel Pottery
Maria Aroche Sacred Journey Ceramics
James Best
Anne Best
Stone Carving, tools and Techniques Traditional Arts and Crafts of the Medieval Period
William Thompsen Society of Creative Anachronisms
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Stage manager
Chris Clarke
Whitney Hudson
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Useful Medieval Links
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Production Staff & Volunteers
Executive Producer: Dennis C. Reeder
Festival Coordinator: Peter Metralexis
Performance Director: Kendall Hudson
Volunteer Coordinator and Program ad master: Martin Collins
Vendor & Site Corodinators: Maria Bassallo
Publicity Director: Tonya Reeves, Identity Communications
Hospitality Director: Angelo Ortiz, assisted by Hospitality Managers: Tara Jefferson, Magda Souffront, the Gitelson Family, and many more ...
Costume Master: Jennifer Anderson (
Festival Program Design: Danielle Regan
Costume Designer: Robert Coleman
Joust: Round Table Productions
Stage & Social Media Managers: Whitney Hudson and Chris Clarke
Tents: Coryne Weigle, Mediaeval Miscellanea and Michelle DeMoras, Campaign Tents
Hay Bale Director: Christopher Moronta
Pageant Wagon Sound by Gotham Sound Website by Anne Young
Program Map Design by Amy Conoboy
Flyer, Poster Art and Pageant Wagon Tapestries: Ray Lago
Banners and Tournament Field Backdrop: Sarah Scrignar-Marques
Official Videographer: Family Road Estee Pouleris
Official Photographers: Barry Ritter, Kate J. Reeder
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A Very Special Thanks to

The staff of the NYC Parks and Recreation, especially Jennifer Hoppa, Wesley Hamilton, Kendra Edwards, Ryan Ruiz,Joseph Kocal and the Forestry Divison, Borough Crews and the 86th Street Shops. We also want to thank the NYC Police Department, NYC Transit Authority, and Materials for the Arts and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Since 1983, the Parks Department and the Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation, chaired by Joseph J. Laufer, have been partners in bringing the Medieval Festival to Fort Tyron Park.