‘Prairie’ sound man to step into Cornwall spotlight

Fred Newman, long-time special effects man for “A Prairie Home Companion/Live From Here,” and a specialist in making sounds with his mouth, will bring his talents to Cornwall Town Hall next week in the stage production “Vintage Hitchcock.” Photo submitted

CORNWALL — Tourists at Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Visitors Center may think they are listening to the hissing, steaming, sputtering, gushing eruption of a geyser. But what they really hear is the auditory talent of voice actor Fred Newman.

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