Tomás and the Library Lady
By José Cruz González
Adapted from the book by Pat Mora
April 25-May 19, 2019
This production will be performed with sections of dialogue in Spanish and English.
"Libros, libros, libros I love to read.
Libros, libros, libros that’s what I need."
Based on the true story of Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera, this play, told in English with a few simple Spanish phrases, follows the son of migrant farm workers as he discovers a surprising world of possibility inside his local library thanks to a special librarian. This inspirational, theatrical biography proves that reading and respect can make anything possible.
Parents can review our Parent Tips & Info page to help you know if your child is ready for the show.
Storytellers // RONA CARTER and MATTHEW BENENSON CRUZ
Director // ALICIA LARK FUSS
Scenic Design // SCOTT LEATHERS
Co-Scenic Design // JORGE YANCES
Projection and Lighting Design // MARANDA DEBUSK
Sound Design // JOSHUA STARK
Music Composer // JODI MARR
Music Co-composer/Producer // WILLIE BREEDING
Costume Design // PATRICIA TABER
Company Stage Manager // DANIEL C. BREWER
Mr. Yances appearance with NCT is supported by a gift from Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University.
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