Just before showtime, the Delta Queen reached the mouth of the Ohio River and turned upstream into the Mississippi River. There is an old tradition that if you can toss a coin into the spot where the waters of the two rivers meet, your wish will come true. From what I heard, there were more than 100 coins hitting in the perfect spot, all with the same wish: “Save the Delta Queen.”

Me backstage before "Riverman!"

Me backstage before

I did my final performance of “Riverman!” which was written by Tom Hook. The show takes a fictional character through several major events in steamboat history. It is a multimedia show with a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying musical tracks. It is very touching and giving my last performance on the Delta Queen was very emotional. It was a great night.

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