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University of Minnesota, Morris production of The Wind and the Willows by Kenneth Grahame adapted by moses Goldberg and directed by Amanda J. Holter.

Synopsis: In this animal fantasy, Toad is the rich playboy of the animal kingdom. His current enthusiasm is motor cars, which he embraces passionately without the formality of learning to drive. After several narrow shaves, his friends, Rat, Mole and Badger, ground him for his own safety at his home, Toad Hall. He manages to elude them and appropriates a police car, which lands him in jail. In his absence, the weasels take over Toad Hall, and Toad returns to find his elegant mansion in shambles. Toad's friends to drive the weasels out and restore Toad to his senses, but by that time he has acquired a new passion—airplanes!

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Theatre and Performance Studies

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The Wind in the Willows, April 19-20 & 23-25, 2007