Tomás and the Library Lady
Written by Pat Mora | Adapted for the stage by José Cruz González | Directed by Rebecca Martínez
Produced by Oregon Children's Theatre
Tomás, the son of migrant workers, spends long, hot days in the fields harvesting
crops. But when he meets a kind librarian, she helps him find escape from the heat in the form of thousands of books. Soon his imagination takes off and Tomás discovers a surprising world filled with dinosaurs, tigers, and limitless possibilities. Through the magic of theater and songs, this heartwarming story illustrates the power of imagination, self-respect, and positive encouragement.
A play with both Spanish and English based on the inspiring true story of Mexican-American author and educator, Tomás Rivera.
Dates & Times: April 1 – April 29, 2017
Location: Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Age Recommendation: 5 and up