Garrison Keillor: Stories from Lake Wobegon

Date Jan 21, 2022
VENUE Reynolds Hall
TICKETS $29.00 - $99.00
Approx. 80 to 90 minutes with no intermission
Subject to change at artist’s discretion.
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With a devoted national following from his over 40 years as the acclaimed host of radio variety show “A Prairie Home Companion,” bestselling author Garrison Keillor returns to The Smith Center to share amusing anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, late-life fatherhood and his journey to becoming one of America’s greatest storytellers. Delivering his signature blend of humor, wisdom and poignant insights, Keillor will also spin tales of the people from Lake Wobegon, the fictional town serving as the setting for so many of his heartwarming and sidesplitting stories.

Keillor’s impressive career includes publishing more than two dozen books of fiction and poetry, as well as earning Grammy, ACE and Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal and being elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His radio show was adapted into a hit feature film starring Kevin Kline.

His live shows sell out venues nationwide, with crowds hooked by his iconic, soothing voice, whimsical vignettes and homespun brand of humor.

Don’t miss this entertaining night of Keillor’s sage yet wry perspective, with inspiring kernels of wisdom that audiences will carry long after the show.

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“His shows can, for a couple of hours, transform an audience ... into a small-town community.”

Chris Barton

LA Times

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