Beloved American storyteller and radio host Garrison Keillor will be appearing at the Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday.
Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week.
Keillor is also the host of the daily radio and online program, The Writers Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, “Good Poems: American Places.” A best-selling author, he has published more than two dozen books, including “Lake Wobegon Days,” “The Book of Guys, Pilgrims, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny,” and “Homegrown Democrat.” In 2006, Keillor played himself alongside a cast that included Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin and Kevin Kline, in the critically acclaimed film adaptation of “A Prairie Home Companion,” directed by Robert Altman.
With Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, Keillor has also been honored with the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Keillor will be at the Turlock Community Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets range from $39 to $69 and are available at turlocktheatre.org.