The antique wagon used in the performance comes complete with modern stage and sound system and is a faithful reproduction of an original Medicine Show Wagon. Using magic, ventriloquism and audience participation, 'Doc' Barth recreates the variety performances of years gone by. The show was recognized and recorded by the Smithsonian Institute in 1980.

 

Dan Barth has been featured on the National PBS television series "Folk Stories" and was the creator, Host and Co-Producer of "Americana on Tour", a living history television series which aired nationally in 1992.

 

The 2008 tour will mark 35 years for Dan Barth's Old Time Medicine Show.

 

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