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29 September, 2020

(If These Trees Could) Shop Talk: Melisa Pereyra

(If These Trees Could) Shop Talk: Melisa Pereyra
Core Company Actor, Writer and Creator Melisa Pereyra was integral to making "If These Trees Could Talk" the beautiful meditation that it's become. In this recent interview, Melisa gives us a look behind-the-scenes of APT's newest adventure.
28 September, 2020

The wisdom of the forest

The wisdom of the forest
The Isthmus' Catherine Capellaro offers a lovely play-by-play of "If These Trees Could Talk"
28 September, 2020

American Players Theatre gets creative to hold performances for the public

American Players Theatre gets creative to hold performances for the public
NBC's Michelle Baik chats with Artistic Director Brenda DeVita and Core Company Actor, writer and "If These Trees Could Talk" creative team leader, Melisa Pereyra.
23 September, 2020

(If These Trees Could) Shop Talk: Actor & Writer Isabella Star LaBlanc

(If These Trees Could) Shop Talk: Actor & Writer Isabella Star LaBlanc
Isabella Star LaBlanc is a stage and screen actor, a writer, a poet and an activist hailing from Minnesota. And while she's working with us for the first time, she is not new to APT. Read more about Isabella below, and get your tickets to "If These Trees Could Talk" to experience some of her work.
22 September, 2020

Know Before You Go: FAQs about 'If These Trees Could Talk'

We've received a lot of excited notes from folks who are heading to APT to experience "If These Trees Could Talk." Within those emails, there were some questions that came up often enough that we thought we ought to address them, including the difference between the Daylight and Starlight routes; Accessible Tours and Drive Ups; facilities and picnicking and more. 
16 September, 2020

Celebrate the Turning Seasons in Spring Green

Celebrate the Turning Seasons in Spring Green
We're so excited to launch our "If These Trees Could Talk" events this weekend. In honor of this momentous debut, we wanted to share some of the other lovely and unique shops, restaurants and attractions in the Spring Green area that would pair well with your visit to APT. We've all been cooped up just a little too long. Now is the perfect time take in a Driftless autumn, and to take advantage of the time we have left before the snow blows. For more information, including deals from local businesses, visit our Dine, Shop, Explore page before you head our way. And if you haven't yet, make sure and get your tour tickets.
9 September, 2020

"If These Trees Could Talk" Tour with Brenda DeVita

"If These Trees Could Talk" Tour with Brenda DeVita
Yesterday we shared the exciting news APT will be offering a taste of what we've all been missing this summer - a walk in the woods, accompanied by the Core Company actors, and a few other talented friends. We chatted with Artistic Director Brenda DeVita on how the idea for the tour was born, how it evolved and what to expect on your walk in the woods.
2 September, 2020

Shop Talk: Education Director David Daniel

Shop Talk: Education Director David Daniel
In honor of the start of this very unusual school year, we chatted with Core Company Actor and Education Director David Daniel on the pivot toward online learning, and what APT has to offer teachers and students this season.
26 August, 2020

​ Shop Talk: Production Manager Michael Broh

​ Shop Talk: Production Manager Michael Broh
Read about APT's Production Manager, Michael Broh below, and visit his Back to the Woods page to check out his incentives - including a guided trip up APT's lighting tower!
19 August, 2020

Tracy Michelle Arnold's APT Story

Tracy Michelle Arnold's APT Story
We can't get enough of Core Company Actor Tracy Michelle Arnold, and from what we've heard over the years, neither can you. You may have seen her play Cleopatra and Kate; Blanche DuBois and Linda Loman.  But what you may not know is that in the summer of 2005 - a season that saw her cast as the titular character in Shaw's Candida and opposite Jim DeVita as Lady Macbeth - she was in a very real fight for her life.