Midwest Men Look Into Mirror in Premiere of Flyover, USA, in Michigan

News   Midwest Men Look Into Mirror in Premiere of Flyover, USA, in Michigan Playwrights Dennis North and Joseph Zettelmaier have collected stories from men of the Midwest to create the world premiere production, Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest, to play May 21-June 14 at mid-Michigan's Williamston Theatre.

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 the Equity company near Lansing, MI.

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.

Flyover, USA will feature 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 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.