Tuesday, February 15, 2011

You Too Can Be John Adams!

I don't know why I found this sadly expired ad for reenactors of the Founding Fathers funny, but I did:

Founding Father Performers, Historic Philadelphia, PA
Posted By HISTPRES On December 10, 2010 (7:06 am) In Other

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. seeks historical interpreters to portray Founding Fathers.

  • Thomas Jefferson: mid-late 20s/early 30s; at least 5’10”; Virginia accent; red hair preferred
  • John Adams: 40s/50s; no taller than 5’8”
  • Benjamin Franklin: 60s/70s
  • George Washington: 40s/50s; at least 6’; athletic build preferred
  • Alexander Hamilton: 20s/30s at least 5’8”
Part-time paid work, April through October, 2011; could be extended.
Rehearsals – $12/hour.
Performance – min. $50/show.
Housing/Transportation not included.
 Via Northwest History