What people have said about STEAL AWAY:


Oh my gosh, Penny Musco's program was wonderful yesterday afternoon. There wasn't a dry eye in the house as she recounted a fictional, but fact-based, account of the friendship between a white homesteader and her best friend, a black woman and former slave both of whom migrated to Kansas in the 1800s.

--Friends of Deltona Library


What a great story! You tell it with grace and intelligence.

--actress Elaine Bromka of Tea for Three (

Just finished a tea with the ladies and WOW!!!! The talk was of you and how wonderfully you spoke!
--Activity Director, Southampton Estates
The staff has heard rave reviews as audience members and others who heard about the program have come in this week to use the library! Thank you for a thoughtful and different perspective of African American History. It made an impression.
--Programming Coordinator, Aberdeen Public Library


The performance...was exceptional and well received by the audience.

--Phyllis Howard, park ranger, Nicodemus National Historic Site


I just wanted you to know how much I enjoyed your show. I have been a history teacher in high school and university for many years and so I enjoyed your content very much. I was especially blown away that you wrote it AND performed it so movingly. I know it touched all of us who saw the performance.

--Charlestown Retirement Center resident


An incredibly touching play. I was so moved. The story was just beautiful. Your program was one of the best the library has offered during the past year.

--Teaneck Library patron