The Toby Show
“Fifty or 60 years ago, actors came to small towns in the Midwest and set up tens. In all the towns where these shows appeared, it was a time of celebration.
“Legitimate theater looked down their noses at these shows but to the people, these actors made the world a better place. Business supported the shows. Farmers and workers left their jobs early.
“The tent shows displayed a defense of rural values at a time when the USA had changed from a farm society to an industrial one.
“Join us now for the delightful world of Toby, a world that was and is…”
Taped live at the Corn Crib Theater, Branson, MO 1985