The Sage of Emporia: A One-Man Show

Meet Kansas icon William Allen White as portrayed by Jack Wright

Pull a chair up and join us in the living room of renowned and popular Pulitzer Prize-winning editor William Allen White. Jack Wright, KU emeritus professor of theatre and film, stars in this one-man theatrical production written by Kansas City editor-author Henry Haskell. Based on The Autobiography of William Allen White, the performance depicts the editor in his later years, at home, reading newspaper clippings and reminiscing with the audience. Wright has performed The Sage of Emporia throughout the U.S. since 1983. He also has an extensive resume outside of acting, having directed more than 150 productions in his career.

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