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Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 12:01 am
 There are two days left to catch John O’Connor as Mr. Lincoln in the Theatre in the Park production Mr. Lincoln that opened with two amazing performances earlier in the month. A one-man play w...
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:01 am
 Theatre in the Park at Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site presents the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Pajama Game on Aug. 15-17 and 21-23. Directed by Sean Rose of Jacksonville, the st...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am
As we wind down July, the events pile up. Here’s a mere partial listing of the many wondrous happenings for this week in the Springfield area.On Friday, Bar None hosts a memorial music night for the...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 The Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Dairy of Anne Frank opens Theatre in the Park’s summer season May 30. There will be six performances in the outdoor theatre at Lincoln’s New Salem State H...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 Silly me, I was thinking of writing my column on Halloween stuff next week so it would come out on the day proper, but, as I should have remembered, all the goings on come the weekend before a h...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 10:31 am

Two famous locals’ work united in new book

Vachel Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Springfield, internationally renowned poet and author of 20 books of poetry and stories, was born in 1879. Two years before Lindsay’s death in 1931 came th...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 12:47 am
Lincoln Land Community College presents a mystical production of the classic holiday tale. With a cast of 20 performing almost 60 roles, a flying bed, sound effects and a beautiful underscore, yo...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 05:19 am
Families wanting to take their younguns out of town this weekend can experience the world of alpacas at Alpaca Farm Days at Alpacas of Indian Point Hills in Menard County. Your kids can see an alpaca ...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 05:00 am
Reserve your tickets now by phone for a performance of Prairie Voices and Lincoln and Shakespeare at Theatre in the Park indoor theater at Lincoln’s New Salem Sate Historic. Kevin Purcell direct...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 08:26 pm
Theatre in the Park Executive Director Kari Catton won a national award in the Jackie White Children’s Playwriting Contest for her original play, Healin’ Home. This Theatre in the Park pro...

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