The Incomparable Nellie Bly: America’s First Woman Reporter

  • The Incomparable Nellie Bly by Anne Pasquale | Young Audiences New Jersey


At a time when a woman’s place was thought to be the home, Nellie Bly dared to travel the world in search of a story. Actress Anne Pasquale brings the renowned stunt reporter of the 1890s New York World back from the past. Through story, song, and participatory reenactments, students are engaged by this legendary woman’s life. They learn how Bly’s provocative reporting style changed journalism forever. “Nellie Bly” is a personal encounter with 19th-century America through the eyes of one of its most compassionate and heroic journalists.

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $715

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $985

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual programs are not charged for travel)


Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Social Studies

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

Small desk and 3 chairs. Prefers to be on stage.