Windmill Baby

April 25-27, May 1-4, 8-11 - 2014

"Bravura performance... mesmerizing..." -- Chris Gibson,

"Truly transformative..." -- Richard Green,

"Transfixing performance..." -- Malcolm Gay, Riverfront Times

"Creates an ensemble all by herself" -- Judy Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Poetic and balletic grace... a haunting performance" -- Christopher Reilly, Alive

"An international gem... 5 on a scale of 1-5" -- Mark Bretz, Ladue News

"Magical... inspiring" -- Steve Allen, Stage Door St. Louis

"A captivating performance from start to finish" -- Snoop's Theatre Thoughts


Linda Kennedy in a role you'll never forget     --  Photo by Peter Wochniak

Following our popularly acclaimed Forget Me Not, Upstream Theater continues its Down Under season with the US premiere of Windmill Baby by David Milroy.
Winner of the prestigious Patrick White Award, Windmill Baby is an enthralling show about an aging Aboriginal woman named Maymay, who returns briefly to the cattle station where she lived years ago in order to take care of some “unfinished business.” With warmth, wit, and great heart she tells a story of many layers: Of Black Australians in the service of White Australia. Of unexpected romance and sudden ruination. Of overcoming heartbreak and —most wonderfully of all—of abiding love.
Featuring Linda Kennedy, winner of the 2008 Missouri Arts Award for Individual Artist, with live music by Farshid Soltanshahi. Directed by Philip Boehm. Set by Patrick Huber. Costumes by Keaton Treece. Lighting by Tony Anselmo. Props by Claudia Mink Horn.

Windmill Baby Schedule:

April 25-27, May 1-4, 8-11
8 PM except Sundays at 7
May 11 at 3 PM only


All shows:
Kranzberg Arts Center 501 N. Grand (@ Olive)

Adults: $30
Seniors 65 and over: $25
Full-time students with valid ID: $20
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