TYE Center Presents: Tomas and the Library Lady

  • 800 West University Parkway
  • Orem, UT 84058
  • Presented By: Utah Valley University School of the Arts
  • Dates: 10/28/2022 - 10/29/2022
  • Location: Noorda Center for the Performing Arts
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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  • Overview
    Adapted by José Cruz GonzálezFrom the book by Pat MoraTomás, 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.
    Dates: 10/28/2022, 10/29/2022