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PS: Let’s Talk – Page to Stage
February 21 @ 7:00 PM
|A unique partnership between the Pump House, The La Crosse Public Library, and UWL’s Murphy Library, ‘P.S. Let’s Talk – From Page to Stage’ is a series of evenings of thoughtful listening and conversation based on scripted play readings.
Open your mind; use your voice.
Written by Michael Perry
Directed by Jess Witkins
Free – donations appreciated
Welcome to New Auburn, Wisconsin, where the local vigilante is a farmer’s wife armed with a pistol and a Bible, the most senior member of the volunteer fire department is a cross-eyed butcher with one kidney and two ex-wives (both of whom work at the only gas station in town), and the back roads are haunted by the ghosts of children and farmers. Against a backdrop of fires and tangled wrecks, bar fights and smelt feeds, Population: 485 is a comic and sometimes heartbreaking true tale leavened with quieter meditations on an overlooked America.