Library, TCTA Bring Mark Twain To Life

By: 13 News at 4 (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: 13 News at 4 (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

(WIBW) - The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy are joining forces in a program called "Read the Book, See the Show."

The collaboration cross-promotes theatrical productions based on literature. Its latest target is Tom Sawyer.

On July 30, the library will present Mark Twain impersonator Dave Ehlert in a one-man performance. He'll focus on Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. The event will include activities and feature the TCTA youth performing a sketch from their upcoming show.

The TCTA youth will stage "Tom Sawyer" in the Oldfather Theatre August 9 - 18. Tickets are available July 30.

Diana Friend of the library spoke more about the collaboration and the upcoming events on 13 News at 4.

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