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Tomás and the Library Lady

Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

Product Code: TV9000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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Synopsis

Tomás, the son of migrant farm workers, meets a librarian who introduces him to the wonderful world of books. The stories enrich the lives of Tomás’ family and instill a love of reading. This is the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. Adapted from the well-loved book, this play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers.

Details

  • Status

    Out of stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code TV9000
  • Cast Size 2
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 50 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA | Touring Group
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592056
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Media Reviews

“Fun, entertaining performance about the love of language and books.” —PDXParent.com

“Charming and witty.” —PDXParent.com

“This inspirational production shows how reading and education—and self-esteem—can make anything possible.” —Mesa Arts Center

“The imagination is stirred not only by the tale but by how it’s told.” —Valley Screen and Stage

 “A vivid picture of what education, imagination and creativity can do for anyone.” —Arizona Republic

Tomás and the Library Lady is an enriching and rewarding experience for children, but their adult chaperones will share in the treat.” —Arizona Republic