An Evening of Storytelling with Garrison Keillor

NEPR Presents:

An Evening of Storytelling with Garrison Keillor

Sat · February 18, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Reserved Seating// $59.50 - $89.50 (plus applicable fees)

Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations weekly. Keillor is also the host of the daily radio and online program, The Writers Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry. A best-selling author, he has published more than two dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and Homegrown Democrat.

With GRAMMY, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, Keillor has also been honored with the National Humanities Medal and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Offering insight and stories from his journey as one of America’s greatest storytellers, Keillor captivates audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom.

An Evening of Storytelling with Garrison Keillor
An Evening of Storytelling with Garrison Keillor
One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison
Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live
radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week.

Keillor is also the host of the daily radio and online program, The
Writers Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry,
most recently, Good Poems: American Places. A best-selling author, he has published more than two dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and Homegrown Democrat. In 2006, Keillor played himself alongside a cast
that included Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin and Kevin Kline, in the
critically acclaimed film adaptation of A Prairie Home Companion, directed by Robert Altman. With Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, Keillor has also
been honored with the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Offering insight and stories from his journey as one of America's greatest storytellers, Keillor captivates audiences with his unique
blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom.
Venue Information:
Academy of Music Theatre
274 Main Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
http://aomtheatre.com/