University Calendar Event Details
Lecture: Garrison Keillor, American author, storyteller and radio personality (SOLD OUT)
- Thu, April 18, 2013 @ 07:30 PM
- Live at Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center, Live Broadcast at Ware Center
- Ticket Info
- Tickets cost $50/$35 reserved seating (SOLD OUT), $15/live broadcast
Description: "An Evening with Garrison Keillor," American author, storyteller, humorist and radio personality will be held on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clair Performance Hall of the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.
Speaker Biography: Garrison Keillor began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota. He hosted the first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion in St. Paul. More than three million listeners on more than 450 public radio stations now hear the show each week. Keillor's most recent role included playing himself in the movie adaptation of his show, A Prairie Home Companion (June 2006), which featured Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Lindsay Lohan, Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly, among others. He is also the author of many books including Lake Wobegon Days (1985) and Life Among the Lutherans (2009). Keillor has received numerous awards including a Grammy Award for his recording of Lake Wobegon Days. He has performed with many orchestras and he has performed on his own in one-man shows across the country and on tour broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion.
Ticket Information: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. This event is open to the public. Tickets cost $50/$35 reserved seating. Tickets may be purchased online, at MUTicketsOnline.com, at the Student Memorial Center Ticket Office (Room 103, 21 S. George St., Millersville), at The Ware Center (42 N. Prince St., Lancaster) or by calling the Ticket Office at 717-872-3811. Ticket Offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
An Evening with Garrison Keillor - Live Broadcast - Ware Center, Lancaster - Steinman Hall. Thursday, April 18 @ 7:30pm $15 general seating / MU Students free with ID. In downtown Lancaster at the Ware Center, you can watch the live broadcast of the sold out Garrison Keillor performance that will take place on campus.