Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Main-Travelled Roads

by Music by Paul Libman; Book and Lyrics by Dave Hudson; From the stories of Hamlin Garland Running Time: 2 hours, with intermission

October 14, 2010 to
October 31, 2010

Cabot Theatre
Directed by Molly Rhode; Musical Direction by Alissa Rhode

Featuring Clare Arena Haden, Scott Haden, Jennifer L. Shine & Chase Stoeger

In this award-winning new musical, Aggie and Will are naïve, but deeply smitten with each other until circumstances send them down separate paths. Meanwhile Ed, the creamery man, turns to Nina, the Dutch girl, for advice about women, and Delia and Otis learn that it's never too late for an old maid and an old goat to fall in love.

Based on short stories by Wisconsin-born, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hamlin Garland, this chamber piece weaves interlocking tales of reverie and romance in 1880s Wisconsin.

Co-sponsored by Briggs & Stratton Corporation Foundation, Inc. and George & Julie Mosher

Check out this MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADS behind the scenes video

Pre-show Beer & Cheese Tasting: Fri. Oct. 22, 6:00-8:00
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Music by Paul Libman; Book and Lyrics by Dave Hudson; From the stories of Hamlin Garland
Nina & others Clare Arena Haden
Dave & others Scott Haden
Aggie & others Jennifer L. Shine
Will & others Chase Stoeger
Bass Player Rich Higdon
Production Staff
Director Molly Rhode
Musical Direction Alissa Rhode
Scenic Designer Lisa Schlenker
Costume Designer Ellen Kozak
Lighting Designer Jason Fassl
Stage Manager Brandy Kline
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T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Talk Theatre

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010 5:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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