"Great Lakes was a rotating repertory, which meant the set had to be changed every night — and they were impossible to build. Hamlet was just a beast. But we were young, and I loved it. We could stay at the theater till 2 o'clock in the morning. It was a great summer job."
— Tom Hanks talking about the three summers he spent with Great Lakes Theater Festival in our October 2009 issue. Hanks returned that fall to host a fundraiser for the renovation of the Hanna Theatre.