While raising children, Denise Meagher, a returning area native, became a published freelance writer, voice over talent and enthusiastic community theatre participant. She loves reading, writing, traveling, time with friends and most of her family and empty-nesting with husband, Ted.
I was around 8 or 9 when I consciously experienced my first Wisconsin State Fair. I loved the colorful sights, hearing the organ music and seeing the lights flashing; playing games and though I didn't win anything it was fun trying; walking through the building with all the "stuff"; eating roasted ears of corn, salt water taffy and of course cream puffs! As I got older and went with my friends instead of family, it was even better as we added young romance and music to our roving repertoire. Ah, those summer nights. Not all of them belong to that other show, you know.
Twice this spring, Shakespeare's work will be presented on Waukesha Civic Theatre's stage. The first appearance features The ACAP PlayMakers with their fifth season production of, A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by special arrangement with Prairie Fire Children's Theatre. This charming tale of magic, mischief and mistaken identity runs April 15-19, 2011.
ACAP, (Adaptive Community Approach Program), "is a community based non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage people with disabilities to achieve their highest potential and acquire life-long skills. . ."