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This is the official website of Lori and Omar Hansen's Great Bear Folk Theatre. The Great Bear Folk Theatre is dedicated to the art of storytelling in all its forms.  Through  traditional storytelling, monologues, folk music, and theatre, their goal is to bring stories alive in their own unique way.  They are a resident theatre company of the Historic Romance Theatre in downtown Rexburg, Idaho where they perform a yearly season of entertainment. They also travel the country bringing audiences of all kinds the gift of stories.  From Omar's hilarious characters to Lori's poignant one-woman show, the Great Bear Folk Theatre will make you laugh, cry, and certainly tap your foot to the folk music they love.
LORI'S GOING TO 42nd STREET
After a great show in Provo at the Echo Theatre Lori will be performing "Crone" in Richmond, Virginia at the National Storytelling Conference Fringe Festival on August 2nd and then she will be presenting it at the United Solo Festival in New York City on Novermber 21st. 
​BECOMING AN HONORARY CRONE
A ONE WOMAN SHOW
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED
BY
LORI PRESCOTT HANSEN
​Filled with stories, poetry and music chronicling the journey in a woman's life as she moves from maiden to mother to crone. A humorous, yet poignet look at the way we women view ourselves, and the way we cope with beauty, aging, and finding joy in the process of becoming a "crone".