Exciting news (at least to yours truly) that in connection with the Wisconsin Books Festival, a new play about the St. Croix River and Gaylord Nelson, who saved it and preserved it as a wild and scenic river, will be performed in Madison. It was written for the Festival Theater in St. Croix Falls, and members of that company will perform it.
Details: Happy and the River, Sunday, October 3, 4-5:30 The Playhouse, Overture Center for the Arts
This performance is made possible by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Supported by the Wisconsin Arts Board, the Wisconsin Humanities Council,and the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
Happy and the River tells the story of Gaylord Nelson and the events and environment that inspired him.