Rural Wisconsin takes the spotlight in new off-Broadway play

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Mary Beth Fisher looks into the spotlight, emotively, as she plays "Peg" in Rebecca Gilman's "Swing State."
Mary Beth Fisher as “Peg” in Rebecca Gilman’s “Swing State,” directed by Robert Falls. Captured at the Goodman Theater in 2022. Photo courtesy of Liz Lauren

A new play about rural Wisconsin is running off-Broadway in New York City. “Swing State” explores how COVID, climate change, pollution and politics affect the lives of people in Wisconsin. We talk with playwright Rebecca Gilman and lead actress Mary Beth Fisher before the show closes this month.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rebecca Gilman Guest
  • Mary Beth Fisher Guest

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