Friday, September 03, 2004

CULTURE: Schiller's Tell in New Glarus

NEW GLARUS, Wis. - Telling the tale: For the 67th time, performances of "Wilhelm Tell" by Friedrich Schiller will be held in New Glarus this weekend. The drama, based on Swiss history and lore, is performed three times: once in German and twice in English. The German language play will begin at 10:15 a.m. Saturday. The English performances are scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. For more information, check or call (800) 527-6838.

Other Swiss weekend events include a Laternenumzug, or Light Parade, at 8 p.m. today; a yodeling contest at 6 p.m. Saturday; an "Alpine Festival" at 8 p.m. Saturday and an ethnic fashion show at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.


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