GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - The Guthrie Theater is celebrating 50 years of great entertainment and the second play of this season is Appomattox, a new play by Christopher Hampton.
The play links freedom, rights, race, and hope for a brighter future.
Actress Sally Wingert joined KARE 11 News @4 to talk about her role in the play.
She tackles two very important roles. In Act I, she plays Mary Todd Lincoln (wife of Abraham Lincoln). In Act II she plays Lady Bird Johnson (wife of Lyndon B. Johnson). She plays opposite Harry Groener (of TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" fame), who plays both presidents.
Actress Sally Wingert is a local favorite who has been in more than 75 productions at the Guthrie since 1985. Sally has also graced the Broadway stage, as well as stages in London. She has also starred in several films, but is known for her role in the Coen Brothers' Fargo.
Appomattox was written by Christopher Hampton and directed by David Esbjornson.
For more information about Appomattox or other plays, head to the Guthrie Theater.
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