Performance Calendar

Interested in seeing Odds Bodkin perform live? The following is a list of upcoming performances - hope to see you in the crowd!

WONDER TALES for K-2 and 3-4 Students

Performance Date: 12-08-2023 @ 09:00am

Location: Granger Elementary School, Feeding Hills MA

After two GOLDEN RULE shows last year, Odds Bodkin returns to Granger Elementary School to perform new stories in shows for K-2 and 3-4 students.

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Performance Date: 12-16-2023 @ 7pm

Location: Nova Arts, 48 Emerald Street, Keene NH

Odds Bodkin returns to Nova Arts in Keene, NH for an evening of Viking myths. The show begins at 7 pm. Two giant stories: THOR AGAINST THE FROST GIANTS and THE MEAD OF POETRY. Accompanied with 12-string guitars and Celtic harp. Amazing character voices, humor and narration. Tickets are $25.

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GOLDEN RULE: World Stories About Empathy for Grades K-2 and 3-4

Performance Date: 01-10-2024 @ 08:00am

Location: Mastricola Elementary School, Merrimack NH
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THE ODYSSEY: Belly of the Beast at Fay School

Performance Date: 01-12-2024 @ 7pm

Location: Fay School, Southborough MA

Odds Bodkin returns to Fay School to perform THE ODYSSEY: Belly of the Beast for high school students.

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Performance Date: 01-14-2024 @ 5pm

Location: Grendel's Den, Cambridge MA

Odds Bodkin returns to Grendel’s Den on Harvard Square to perform ODIN AND THOR BATTLE THE FROST GIANTS, his full evening of Viking tales and lore. Two 12-string guitars and Celtic harp infuse these tales with dynamic music. Stunning characters, vocal effects and elegant narrative combine for a cinematic adult storytelling experience. Tickets are limited. Reserve your seats today!

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GOLDEN RULE for Grades K-2 and 3-5 (2 performances)

Performance Date: 01-26-2024 @ 09:00am

Location: East Veterans Elementary School, Gloucester MA

Odds Bodkin visits East Veterans Memorial School in Gloucester MA to perform two GOLDEN RULE storytelling shows for grades K-2 and 3-5.

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GOLDEN RULE: World Stories About Empathy for K-2 and 3-4

Performance Date: 04-04-2024 @ 08:45am

Location: Garrison Elementary School, Dover NH

Odds Bodkin returns to Garrison Elementary School to perform two shows of GOLDEN RULE: World Stories About Empathy for K-2 and 3-4 audiences.

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GOLDEN RULE: World Stories About Empathy

Performance Date: 05-21-2024 @ 10:00am

Location: Newman Elementary School, Needham MA

Odds Bodkin visits Newman Elementary School in Needham, MA to perform GOLDEN RULE: World Stories About Empathy.

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Welcome to the performance calendar – here you can find a list of upcoming shows or down at the bottom, you can use the form to request a performance of your own! Please let us know if you have any questions; we’re happy to help!


Odds Bodkin offers school assemblies for K-3, 4-6, middle and high school audiences, all with compelling age-appropriate stories. To incorporate Door to Imagination workshops for students and staff, invite him for a 1, 3 or 5 day residency.


The Peabody-Essex Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Sackler Museum at Harvard, the Portland Art Museum and others have enhanced their exhibitions by inviting Mr. Bodkin to tell tales relevant to works on display. As a practicing mythologist, he tells tales from Japan, China, India, Tibet, ancient Greece, Italy, Russia, Scandinavia, Africa, Polynesia, South America, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ireland and England (Arthurian), not to mention Aesop’s Fables, American Tall Tales and ghost stories from New England.


Chautauqua in Boulder, CO, Lincoln Center Institute in New York, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State and others host Odds Bodkin shows for student groups and the public. From The Odyssey: Belly of the Beast to family StoryBlast! concerts where everybody sings together and brings down the house, Odds is a one-man show.


Year after year, Loyola University Maryland hosts The Odyssey or The Iliad: Book I for Classics and Honors students. For seven years in a row, St. Anselm College brought in the entire freshman class for The Iliad: Book I, their first humanities lecture. UC Boulder invites Odds and Naturalist Martin Ogle to team up for StoryEarth, a storytelling and multimedia presentation that explores big questions. University of New Hampshire students invite him to perform his version of Beowulf. Wharton School of Business hires him to tell The Odyssey. All know that Mr. Bodkin can compel university audiences in a way they love. He has also performed at Syracuse, Wofford College, Dartmouth, Colorado College, Boston University, Ohio Dominican University, Emerson College in Great Britain and others.

CONTACT: Mil Bodkin, Booking Agent

Phone: (603) 938-5120 or use the form to the left!