Juantita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
  • 525 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy

  • Springfield, MO 65806

  • Box Office 417-836-7678

THE SEASON 2016 – 2017

Stories from Lake Wobegon with GARRISON KEILLOR

  • May 8, 2017, Monday, 7 p.m.

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Tickets:  (all tickets plus applicable fees)
VIP - $75 includes post-event book signing
Orchestra/front mezzanine: $55
Rear Mezzanine/petite balcony - $40

One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known as the creator of the popular live radio variety program, A Prairie Home Companion. He hosted the show from 1974-2016, attracting more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week.

Keillor is also the host of the daily radio and online program, The Writers Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently,
 
Good Poems: American Places. A best-selling author, he has published more than two dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and Homegrown Democrat. In 2006, Keillor played himself alongside a cast that included Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin and Kevin Kline, in the critically acclaimed film adaptation of A Prairie Home Companion, directed by Robert Altman.

With Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, Keillor has also been honored with the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. 

Offering insight and stories from his journey as one of America’s greatest storytellers, Keillor captivates audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom.

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