Sunday July 15, 2012 On the Main Stage, 6:00 pm, Cost $30 per person
Admission includes hors d'oeuvres and light dessert from Phat Daddy's.
Tom Milligan, Producing Director at The Old Creamery, will portray Grant Wood, Henry A. Wallace and Forrest Spaulding in three separate one-man plays by nationally known playwright, Cynthia Mercati.
In Grant Wood: Prairie Rebel, Milligan will chat with the audience as Grant Wood and talk about his life and how he changed the art world with his work.
In American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace, Milligan will portray the agricultural innovator and founder of Pioneer Hi-Bred seed corn who became U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and later Vice President under Franklin Roosevelt.
In The Not So Quiet Librarian, Milligan will portray Forrest Spaulding, director of the Des Moines public library and a leader in the library world. Spaulding wrote the Library Bill of Rights, which was adopted by the American Library Council in 1938.