Tim Hartman, is a native Pittsburgher, and has been professionally acting, singing, writing, cartooning and storytelling since 1982. Though known primarily for his work on the stage, including nearly 300 hundred plays and musicals, and appearances on Broadway in "A Tale of Two Cities" and the Tony nominated "Finian's Rainbow", Tim’s favorite job is performing his own brand of stand-up comedy storytelling. It is estimated he has performed for over 2 million children over a thirty year period. Favorite roles include C.S. Lewis in the Pittsburgh premier of ‘Shadowlands’, Don Quixote in ‘The Man of La Mancha’ and Daddy Warbucks in ‘Annie’, and his 22nd year in “A Musical Christmas Carol”. Film roles include ‘Silence of the Lambs’, ‘The Mothman Prophecies’, ‘The Piano Lesson’, and ‘The Fault in our Stars’. Tim is also an award winning political cartoonist and illustrator.