Thursday on Lake Effect: Paul Ryan Re-Election Bid, 'Secrets of the Wid Sky,' 'Our Town,'

Apr 11, 2018

Thursday on Lake Effect:

News analyst Charlie Sykes puts Paul Ryan’s sudden announcement in context. Then, a look at some of the steps Danceworks takes to protect secret holder in its new production, Secrets of the Wide Sky. Later, why Thornton Wilder's Our Town is still relevant after 80 years and countless productions. And Wisconsin writer Rebecca Brown draws on two compelling personal stories to inform her new novel.


  • Charlie Sykes, political commentator
  • Dani Kuepper, artistic director, Danceworks
  • Brett Hazelton, associate artistic director, Milwaukee Rep; Laura Gordon, "Stage Manager," Our Town
  • Rebecca Brown, author, Flying At Night