Michael Lenehan, author of Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company
A Room of One's Own is thrilled to welcome Michael Lenehan, author of Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company , a delightful look behind the scenes of Wisconsin's own American Players Theater!
Michael Lenehan is an award-winning Chicago-based writer and editor who for many years was the chief editorial executive at the Chicago Reader. He has written for the Atlantic Monthly, where he was a contributing editor in the 1980s and 90s, and for Chicago magazine and the New York Times, among others. He is the author of Ramblers: Loyola Chicago 1963—The Team that Changed the Color of College Basketball. He grew up in Fair Lawn, NJ, and graduated from Notre Dame. He lives in Chicago with his wife Mary Williams.
About Much Ado: An in-depth and endearing profile of the American Players Theatre, one of the country's elite classical theater companies, and its production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Despite the theater's unlikely location just south of Spring Green, Wisconsin (pop. 1,628), APT brings in more than 100,000 guests each season.