MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Broadway musical version of “The Bridges of Madison County” is now at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.

The story is about an Iowa housewife’s brief love affair with a traveling photographer. The popular Robert James Waller book came out more than 20 years ago and stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for three years.

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It was also made into a movie starring Meryl Streep, who earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance, and Clint Eastwood, who also directed it.

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Elizabeth Stanley, who plays Francesca, took some time to talk with WCCO.com about what makes “Bridges” a challenging, but timeless story.

“The Bridges of Madison County” will be at the Orpheum for only a short time. There are evening shows through Sunday, and there are also matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tickets start at $39. Click here for more information.