Author/playwright Lawrence McCullough drops by the studio today at 1pm. Way Off Broadway's production of "Orphan Train" is based on the book he wrote about New York orphans sent to live in Iowa. The musical opens tonight at the Sondheim Center and runs through Aug 12th. Gov. Terry Branstadt has declared Aug 12 as Iowa Orphan Commemoration Day.
An accomplished musician and composer, Dr. L.E. McCullough has recorded on 34 albums and performed on numerous film and television soundtracks including Ken Burns' The West, Lewis and Clark, the Warner Brothers film Michael Collins and PBS specials Alone Together, John Kane and Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.