Flyover, USA, a Pulse-Taking of the Midwest Male, Makes World Premiere May 21

News   Flyover, USA, a Pulse-Taking of the Midwest Male, Makes World Premiere May 21 Playwrights Dennis North and Joseph Zettelmaier's collection of real-life stories from men of the Midwest, packaged as Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest, begins a world-premiere run May 21 at mid-Michigan's Williamston Theatre.
Flyover, USA stars John Lepard, Tobin Hissong and Scott Norman
Flyover, USA stars John Lepard, Tobin Hissong and Scott Norman Photo by Chris Purchis

The production "will explore the stories, journeys and lives of men from the Midwestern United States and ask the question: 'What is it to be a man in the 21st Century Midwest?'," according to notes from the Equity company near Lansing, MI. Flyover, USA features Tobin Hissong, John Lepard and Scott Norman. Director is John Seibert.

The production includes set and lights by Daniel C. Walker and costumes by Melanie Schuessler. Rochelle P. Clark is the stage manager.

The official opening night is May 29. Performances play to June 14.

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The staging is part of Williamston's original series, "Voices From the Midwest," which began with last season's award-winning Maidens, Mothers and Crones: Voices from Women of the Midwest.

Performances will play Thursday and Friday at 8 PM, Saturdays at 3 PM and 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM.

For more information call (517) 655-SHOW or visit www.williamstontheatre.org.

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The Williamston Theatre is a not-for-profit, professional Equity theatre company, "dedicated to producing plays that excite, engage and entertain our audiences." The theatre opened in 2006 and has received a number of local awards including the 2008 Robert Busby Award for extraordinary overall contribution to theatre in the Greater Lansing Area.

Scott Norman, John Lepard and Tobin Hissong in <i>Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest</i>
Scott Norman, John Lepard and Tobin Hissong in Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest Photo by Chris Purchis
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