Thanksgiving: A Brief History in Song from The Apple Sisters

Happy Thanksgiving! This year, 1943 that is, The Apple Sisters want to teach you the true story of the Pilgrims’ first meeting with the Indians – er, Native Americans.

Written & Performed by The Apple Sisters – Kimmy Gatewood, Rebekka Johnson & Sarah Lowe

Produced by The Apple Sisters and GAMMA!mation

Direction, Animation, Puppets, Sets, Editing, and FX by Melissa Goodwin Shepherd

Piano & Recording by: Andy Hertz

Thank you:

Nathan Shepherd

Sara Bennett Crowley

Chris McKay

Matt Johnson and MC Johnson Films


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The Apple Sisters is a Los Angeles comedy trio, consisting of Rebekka Johnson, Kimmy Gatewood and Sarah Lowe. They are known for The Apple Sisters Variety Show, an onstage presentation of a radio broadcast set in 1943.

The Apple Sisters have opened for Ingrid Michaelson at the Bowery Ballroom and Webster Hall, performed at sketch comedy festivals in New York, Charleston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle; and have also performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. They are the winners of the peer and audience vote ECNY awards for Best Musical Act.

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