Absolutely Affordable Family Entertainment presents
Marianne Donnelly

One of New England's favorite performing artists for corporate, civic and private events. Delightful shows for nearly every season and celebration. Marianne Donnelly has appeared on major children's television shows, performed in museums, libraries, festivals, senior centers, schools and private and corporate functions.

Marianne Donnelly as Pumpkinette

Pumpkinette the Harvest Lady

With songs, games and stories of abundance drawn from Celtic, Native American and German harvest folklore, Pumpkinette brings to life harvest festivals, school events, libraries shows and corporate functions. Nature appreciation, Halloween and sharing stories available.

The Boston Globe says, "a joyful entertainer."

Calamity Jane: How The West Was Fun

With whoops, hoops, laughter and history, her myth is dispelled and story told. The westward movement migration diaries and railroad lore quotes make this an especially appealing educational show for schools, libraries and special functions.

Marianne Donnelly as Calamity Jane

The Arizona Republic said "Ms. Donnelly's acting skills are well crafted."

Marianne Donnelly as Louisa May Alcott

Beyond Little Women

Louisa May is a carefully researched portrayal of writer, suffragist and abolitionist Louisa May Alcott best remembered for her classic childrens books. She is accurately and passsionately brought to life for grades four through adult. A Learning guide is available for schools and libraries.

Museum of Science, Boston Massachusetts
Decordova Museum, Lincoln Massachusetts
Children's Museum of New York, Boston, Washington, DC
Museum of our National History, Lexingtion, Massachusetts
Boston Parks and Recreation "Arts in the Parks" programs
Arizona libraries (State wide programs)
La Posada Historic Harvey Hotel Winslow AZ
New York City Performance Space
New York libraries in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx
New York waterfront festival in Tribeca
Cambridge, MA senior centers
Boston, MA senior centers
Upper Manhattan, NYC senior centers
Audobon Society Nature events
Earth Day Cambridge, MA
Newton arts in the parks
MIT Theater Guild production
Sanders Theater, Harvard University

Grants & Awards
Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts 2002: Valley Ridge Theater, West VA

Channel 7 TV Ready to Go Children's Show
Channel 4 TVEvening Magazine
WGBH TV holiday special
Cable TV local shows

Private Functions
Ritz Carlton Hotel Functions
Park Plaza Hotel Functions
Copley Plaza Hotel Functions
Merrill Lynch
Fidelity Corporation
Hundreds of schools from elementary through college
Quincy First Night
Boston First Night
Lexington Last Night New Year's Eve Celebration
Cambridge River Festivals
Rhode Island Summertime Festivals
Lowell, Massachusetts Folk Festival
Herb Chambers Auto
Northeast Bike Expo(PA, NY , NJ, CT, NH,MA) New York King's Harbor Senior Home
Symphony Space NYC
Central Park Storytelling Series NYC
Puppet Showplace Boston
Battery Park NYC
Winsor School Boston
Boys and Girls Club Boston
YWCA Cambridge Mass
International Youth Hostels Washington D.C., Manhattan
Harper's Ferry, VA, Boston and others.
Very Special Arts Massachusetts special workshops and residencies