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“My Life in the Theater: I Always Said Yes!” featuring Wendy Lehr

Date: 05/12/2014

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Rarig Center

Cost: Program only: $0-$7.50; Program & Reception: $20-$25


Wendy Lehr, the celebrated Twin Cities actor, director, and teacher will present “My Life in the Theater: I Always Said Yes!” at the Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration on May 12 at the University of Minnesota Rarig Center.

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Reception & Program:
$25.00 General Public
$20.00 Friends of the U of M Libraries

Program Only:
$7.50 General Public
$5.00 Friends of the U of M Libraries
Free U of M Students (ticket required)

6:00-7:15 p.m. – Reception

Reception with hearty hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Short program at 6:30 p.m. with brief remarks by Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian. We will announce the winners of the Friends sponsored awards; outstanding library student employee, staff development award, and student photograph contest.

7:30 p.m. – Program featuring Wendy Lehr

About Wendy Lehr
Lehr was a company member with the Children’s Theatre Company from 1966-1986 and served as its artistic director and director of education from 1990-1998. Lehr has also worked with many other companies such as the Jungle Theater, the Guthrie Theater, the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Park Square Theatre, Illusion Theater, the History Theatre, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Theater Latté Da, and the Playwrights’ Center.

In 2013, Lehr received the McKnight Distinguished Artist Award. In 2010, she received a lifetime achievement award from the Twin Cities theater community at the Ivey Awards.

Join the Friends of the Libraries and get discounted tickets for this event. The Friends of the Libraries is a vibrant group that combines advocacy for the University Libraries with an exciting outreach program celebrating a love of books, authors, knowledge, and curiosity. Members receive:

  • Borrowing privileges and unlimited onsite access to electronic journals, magazine, and newspaper subscriptions at all Twin Cities campus
  • Invitations to lectures, exhibit openings, author readings, and other special events at the University Libraries.
  • Subscriptions to publications for Friends and supporters of the Libraries
  • Membership to the Friends of the Libraries is only $40 for UMAA members.



  • Name: Mark Engebretson
  • E-mail: enge@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-9148
  • Sponsored by: University Libraries, Friends of the Libraries




More information: http://z.umn.edu/libtix

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Lanaya Stangret at 612-624-9339 or stangret@umn.edu.

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