GARRISON KEILLOR: STORIES, SONGS, POETRY & HUMOR
Garrison Keillor did "A Prairie Companion" for forty years, wrote fiction and comedy, invented a town called Lake Wobegon where all the children are above average, even though he himself grew up evangelical in a small separatist flock where all the children expected the imminent end of the world. He's busy in retirement, having written a memoir and a book of limericks and is at work on a musical and a Lake Wobegon screenplay, and he continues to do "The Writers Almanac" sent out daily to internet subscribers (free).
Among today's most cherished raconteurs, master storyteller and humorist Garrison Keillor is best known as the creator of 'A Prairie Home Companion' and creator of the fictional Minnesota town Lake Wobegon, the setting of many of his books. He has reached an audience of over 17 million on more than 900 public radio stations and performed live each week for 40 years. A prolific author and poet, he is the recipient of numerous honors, including the National Humanities Medal and induction into the Radio Hall of Fame at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications. Don't miss this opportunity to see him live at the Rochester Civic Theatre.