Carl Anderson, Ph.D.
"The Best Storyteller in Austin" ~Austin Chronicle
"Favorite Children's Entertainer" ~Austin Family Magazine
Peyton Hayslip is...
"One of Austin's Top 40 Actors... Hayslip's work raises the bar for acting in children's theater..."  ~Austin Chronicle
Winner of the 2000 B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for Youth
What people are saying about thistlemouse productions...
"An extraordinary blend of humor, pathos, and intelligence... as warm and wonderful as a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter's night." ~Austin Chronicle
"Entertaining, enlightening, and pertinent-- he mesmerized all, from Early Childhood to 5th Grade." ~Fern Bluff Elementary, PTA
"Spellbinding, funny, warm and gentle.  He tells from the heart and the little ones are enchanted." ~Anita Rizley, Youth Coordinator, Austin Public Library
"Thank you for your wonderful performances at our school!  The children were captivated by your stories... The wealth of information woven into the stories does a fantastic job of supporting our curriculum... an outstanding program!"  ~Vivian Ferguson, Casey Elementary School
"When students were asked what was their favorite part of the day, they responded with, "Peyton's story!"  ~L. Thelan, Deep Wood Elementary
"Thank you for your fantastic, transporting performance." ~I. Grossman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Good Press for thistlemouse productions!
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