Arts & Culture
12:19 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Renegade Theatre Festival offers first glimpse of new works

Melissa Kaplan and Chad Badgero say spoken word artists and soap box performances are a small sample of what will be at the Renegade Theatre Festival this weekend in Old Town.
Melissa Kaplan and Chad Badgero say spoken word artists and soap box performances are a small sample of what will be at the Renegade Theatre Festival this weekend in Old Town.
Credit Courtesy - Renegade Theatre Festival

The Renegade Theatre Festival will be back in Old Town Lansing for a ninth year this week. On Thursday through Saturday, there will be a variety of theatrical events in several Old Town locations, and a number of local theatre companies are again taking part.

Organizers Chad Badgero and Melissa Kaplan give us a preview of some of the events taking place this weekend. Chad is the founder and artistic director of the Peppermint Creek Theatre Company, and Melissa is the fine and performing arts coordinator at Lansing Community College. Together, they co-host a radio show called “So Much More” on LCC radio, WLNZ.

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