Sandburg Summer Stage

Actors performing Sandburg's works on stage
Vagabond School of the Drama apprentices performing Carl Sandburg's "Rootabaga Express!"

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Apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse have performed adaptations of Sandburg's works for park visitors since 1974. Using Sandburg's own words from his collections of children's stories, poetry, collected music, biography of Abraham Lincoln and his own autobiography, the performances provide visitors with a sense of the scope of his work and imagination. Sandburg was an expert storyteller, and easily wove important messages of fairness, empathy and social justice into his writings. Whatever play you are able to attend you will walk away with a smile on your face and a better understanding of the legacy of Carl Sandburg.

Read a Rootabaga Story!

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    Last updated: January 25, 2023

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