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Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s John (Jack) D. Lewis New Play Development Program and Schlitz Audubon Nature Center present a play reading of:

The Call of the Wild
By Jack London
Adapted and Directed by Ian Frank
Dramaturged by Deanie Vallone, Milwaukee Rep Literary Associate

Monday, January 22, 7:00pm
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, Auditorium
1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217

6:00: grab a complimentary hot cocoa and explore the Schlitz Audubon’s building (see below for details)
6:30pm: pre-show conversation with playwright 
7:00pm: play reading 

Free admission and open to the public.

Play Description:
Jack London’s novella tells the story of Buck, a princely St. Bernard mix who is kidnapped and sold into a dogsled team during the Klondike gold rush of 1897. To survive, Buck taps into long-dormant instincts as his epic adventures play out across the sublime backdrop of the Arctic wilderness. Confronted with this cruel and beautiful place, Buck unmasks a primal power that draws him inexorably closer to his ancestors: the wolf. But at what cost? Ian Frank’s new adaptation uses music, movement, and beautiful masks to bring Jack London’s classic story to life.

Parking: 
Free parking is available in the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center’s parking lot. 
Schlitz Audubon and its parking lot are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

About Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: 
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers six miles of trails that take visitors through 185 unique acres of forests, wetlands, restored prairies, ravines, bluffs and Lake Michigan shoreline. With leading experiential, environmental education for people of all ages—from its nature preschool to its raptor program—Schlitz Audubon is both a destination for adventure and an oasis from the busyness of life.

Schlitz Audubon’s building features live animal exhibits, interactive nature exhibits, an art gallery on the mezzanine, a roaring fireplace, and excellent views of the property from the veranda.