Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

An Eau Claire television station used the NBC live production of the musical “Hairspray” to promote the local performing arts culture.

WEAU aired a panel discussion titled “Theater in our Community” after the musical aired Dec. 7. The station invited performing arts volunteers to talk about the importance of a vibrant local arts scene and how viewers could get involved.

Members of the Eau Claire Children’s Theater and the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild were interviewed.

Construction on started on a new performing arts center in Eau Claire.

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