The Lofte Community Theatre, located in Manley, NE, will stage, John Olive’s, The Voice of the Prairie, May 31st - June 9th.
In the early 1890's traveling storytellers were the voices of the prairie, telling the tall tales of a country being built and expanding west.
These storytellers traveled from town to town, telling tales and providing entertainment. Davey Quinn is a young boy traveling with an old hobo named Poppy. And several years later, Davey, now known as David Quinn, is a farmer who is discovered by a radio entrepreneur while was telling the stories of the traveling story-men.
David tells stories of people like Poppy. He talks about Frankie, a blind girl who he rescued from a cruel father. His stories become famous and Davey himself becomes known as The Voice of the Prairie.

See LOFTE, page 3