(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.