Garrison Keillor’s Gratitude Tour Coming to St. Ben’s
I kick myself for never seeing a live performance of Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home Companion' at St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater, which he stepped away from this past year. I've always been a fan, and I'm jumping on the chance to see him at St. Ben's in April on his five-city 'Gratitude Tour.'
It's part 50-year celebration of Minnesota Public Radio; part Garrison Keillor farewell tour of Minnesota. Keillor first went on the air in 1969.
Mr. Keillor reports that he has now reached a certain age when you realize how lucky you are and you stop complaining. Complaint is a mainstay of comedy, so he is now experimenting with a comedy of gratitude, talking about parents, teachers, lucky breaks, dumb things that turned out smart. This is his first experimental tour.
Garrison Keillor - The Gratitude Tour
- 4/23 - The College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth
- 4/24 - Bemidji State University, Bemidji
- 4/25 - College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph
- 4/26 - Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter
- 4/28 - Concordia College, Moorhead
Tickets are free for SJU/CSB students, $10 for staff and faculty, and $25 for the rest of us, and go on sale Tuesday, January 31st.
See you there!