Life's About a Dream

Life's About a Dream

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Veda Rogers grew up in Quenemo, Kansas, married her childhood sweetheart, and they went on to establish Vassar Playhouse near their hometown. Located at Pomona Lake 35 miles south of Topeka, they ran the theatre sixteen seasons beginning in 1970. Veda has more in common with Ginger Rogers than their roles of Dolly Levi; Vedaa€™s father-in-law, John Rogers, was Gingera€™s stepfather, a€œDaddy John.a€ He helped to get Ginger started in her career, managing her Vaudeville tour for two years, 1926a€“1927. This book is Vedaa€™s storya€”the story of Vassar Playhousea€”her family, the players, their griefs and their joys. Buta€”because of her husband, Bruce, Ginger also plays a part. This story is for anyone who has ever put his/her feet on stage. Curtain Everyone!Gerry Prescott retired from teaching elementary school in the Ottawa Public Schools, moved to Colorado Springs where he embarked on a career in management of a ... Following birth of her daughter, she moved out of the city and now teaches in upstate Dobbs Ferry, New York. Howard Driver (Sweeney Todd at the Osage City Opera House) moved to Ottawa, where he worked for the Ottawa Truck.

Title:Life's About a Dream
Author:Veda Rogers
Publisher:iUniverse - 2012-05-29


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