Thursday, August 22, 2013

Songs and Stories of the Lincoln Highway

Amana - A new musical tribute to “America’s Main Street,” the Lincoln Highway, will be on stage at the Iowa Theatre Artists Company (ITAC) in Amana for two performances only, Sunday, August 25. Songs and Stories of The Lincoln Highway is scripted by Robert Assink (Cedar Rapids) with music selected and performed by The Mike Maas Trio. The trio is comprised of Mike Maas (Cedar Rapids), Carlis Faurot (Cedar Rapids) and Mike Crist (Oxford Mills). Songs and Stories of The Lincoln Highway celebrates 100 years of cross-country travel on what was first known as the “Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.” Rick Titus (Cedar Rapids) will join the Mike Maas Trio on stage to narrate the stories behind this highway which was eventually re-named to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln.

Performances are Sunday, August 25 at 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Tickets are $10. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please call: 319-622-3222 for information and reservations in Amana. This production is a collaboration with the History Center of Linn County, The Mike Maas Trio and the Iowa Theatre Artists Company of Amana. ITAC is located in the former Amana Barn Restaurant and is in its sixth year of producing and presenting plays and concerts that feature the talents of Iowa performing artists.

(Source: ITAC Newsletter)

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