For its last show at The State Theatre, the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild’s play-reading committee wanted something that would appeal to everyone and make for a memorable exit. Mike Cook, a member of that committee, said it didn’t take long for them to choose Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “State Fair.” “State Fair, State Theatre,” Cook said, emphasizing the “state” in each. “We wanted a show that families could
Editor’s note: Listen Up is a Q&A featuring locals in the arts and culture community. This week: Katie Schumacher, a localactresswho can be seen in Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild’s “State Fair” Thursday through Sunday, July 1, at The State Theatre, 316 Eau Claire St. Schumacher has been acting, directing and/or doing hair and makeup and stage managing with CVTG for more than 30 years. What is your role in “State Fair”? I am in the ensemble.