Do literature and drama start with the lullaby?

A five-year old girl sits beside the crib of her two-year old brother and sings to him a story she makes up about a castle and a ring.

Could this be the origin of literature and drama?

This website and its associated projects explore that possibility.


This website and its materials were developed with the support of the Reach Out Arts not-for-profit organization (their site is linked here). A donation to them is appreciated (their donation page is linked here).