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Fred Rogers plans to offer affordable theater for families this summer in Akeley, as well as a creative outlet for area adults and kids.

Folklore theater curtain to rise in Akeley

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When the director of the musical comedy, "Guys on Ice," greeted his audience departing Long Lake Theater last summer he posed a question.


"What would you like to see on stage?"

A recurring request was folklore. Tales and legends - with a bit of superstition adding spice - have stirred the human imagination for eons.

Theatrical director and costume designer Fred Rogers is answering the call.

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