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"Lillian" Comes To Old Courthouse Ballroom This Weekend

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Indiana first female County Sheriff is the subject of a play to be performed this weekend in the Maki Ballroom of the historic Old Courthouse in downtown Crown Point. And infamous gangster John Dillinger plays a role in her career as well.

"Lillian" is a play that was written decades ago but wasn't allowed to be performed until the passing of all of those involved, including Lillian Holley and her daughters.  I talked with playwright Marion Kellum for "Regionally Speaking."  He begins the conversation with the importance that Lillian Holley played in Lake County history.

"Lillian" is coming to the Maki Ballroom "stage" for performances this Friday, March 3rd, Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th.  Tickets are available online at brownpapertickets.com or by calling the Old Courthouse Foundation office  at 219-663-0660/

Chris Nolte produces and hosts “Regionally Speaking” aired weekdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. He's also the temporary local "Morning Edition" host.