A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion®

with Garrison Keillor

About the Program

This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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The News from Lake Wobegon podcast

Listen to The News from Lake Wobegon wherever and whenever you want. GK's signature monologue is now available as a free podcast, updated every Monday.

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This week, we're sticking around unseasonably warm Saint Paul, Minnesota for another live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater, with special guests country songwriter and singer Robbie Fulks, Oklahoma's own John Fullbright, and singer and actress Kate Beahen. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; musical director and pianist Richard Dworsky with The Exchange Street Quartet (Jeff Bailey on bass, cellist Sally Dorer, drummer Bernie Dresel, and Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle); and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch the entire show live at prairiehome.org!

Classical MPR's broadcast of Metropolitan Opera live will briefly pre-empt the start of A Prairie Home Companion on January 5, March 2 and May 11. For the complete broadcast, join MPR News on Sunday at 11 a.m.

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