Live theatre is a treat that shouldn’t be reserved for adults. The Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s Denver Children’s Theatre creates a theatrical experience for kids unlike any other in the city. The next performance is Tomás and the Library Lady, based on the beloved book by Pat Mora. Public performances will take place on Sunday, February 11, 18, and 25, 2024, at 10 a.m. The one on February 18 is FREE.
The play tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, the son of migrant farm workers, who discovers the transformative power of books through the guidance of a kind librarian.
It is is a bilingual story with a fully Hispanic/Latin(x) cast, including the play’s director, Matthew Zambrano. The play is suitable for kids in grade 1 to 8 and lasts about 45 minutes.
The performance on February 18 is FREE, but you MUST reserve seats in advance. Get them here.
While anyone can attend the free performance it is also Accessibility Day. That means attendees can expect ASL interpretation, audio description, and sensory-friendly accommodations, ensuring a more inclusive experience. Tickets are free but seats must be secured in advance.
Tickets for performances on February 11 & 25 cost $11.50 per person and can be purchased here.
The play is suitable for kids in grades 1-8.
The Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s Elaine Wolf Theatre is located at the Staenberg –Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) in the south facing lot, at 350 S. Dahlia Street in Denver.