What A Do Theatre http://wmuk.org en Orphan Train: Play uncovers hidden part of American history http://wmuk.org/post/orphan-train-play-uncovers-hidden-part-american-history <p>From the late 1800s to the 1920s, about two hundred and fifty thousand orphans were taken off the streets of New York City and shipped out west to be adopted. This Friday, <a href="http://whatado.org/">What A Do Theatre</a> in Springfield will shed light on this hidden piece of American history. Brittany Slater is the co-director for the play “Orphan Train.”</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 03:43:14 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 10583 at http://wmuk.org Orphan Train: Play uncovers hidden part of American history Theatre production of "The Christmas Schooner" marks two important anniversaries http://wmuk.org/post/theatre-production-christmas-schooner-marks-two-important-anniversaries <p>This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the <em>Rouse Simmons</em>, also known as “the Christmas Schooner.” Starting Friday, <a href="http://www.whatado.org/">What A Do Theatre</a> in Springfield near Battle Creek will perform a musical based on the famous Michigan ship.</p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:54:58 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 168 at http://wmuk.org Theatre production of "The Christmas Schooner" marks two important anniversaries