Offstage Voices

“The Twin Cities theater community is one of the most vibrant in the nation. These stories from our most significant artists are an excellent resource for students (and their parents).”
Marcus Dilliard, Chair, Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota

“Captures the pulse and temperature of our theater world.”
—from the foreword by actor Sally Wingert

“If you’re curious about theater and how it works, this book is for you.”
Sheila Livingston, Director of Artistic Relations, Guthrie Theater

 

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Peg Projects writes, produces and publishes award-winning regional history books for private and corporate clients.

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Uncle Tex's Wedding

My elderly aunt and I disgraced ourselves in the newspaper archives up at the History Center this year, laughing and sputtering and leaning on the microfilm reader, amid disapproving looks from our fellows. We were working on family history, usually a sedate kind of inquiry, but we could hardly control our mirth… really, it was awful… when this old story rolled into view, from the St. Paul Dispatch of June 19, 1919, confirming a treasured family tale: “HORSEMAN DASHES INTO HOTEL, SEIZES BRIDEGROOM”

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The Van Wagners in America 1637-1943: History, Essay, and Genealogy

A book-length family history written from independent research, family stories and genealogies. Privately printed, and largely drawn from inherited boxes of old photos and documents.

I started work on this piece last year, and it has been my steady preoccupation for months. I’ve held my immediate ancestors in mind. I suspect I may be writing, though, for someone several generations away. As they used to say — hello, gentle reader.

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Peg Guilfoyle, author, speaker, book consultant, project director

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Peg Guilfoyle has worked in the arts and in the theater in the Twin Cities for longer than she cares to consider. Read more…

Offstage Voices: Life in Twin Cities Theater by Peg Guilfoyle

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