Maria Patrice Amon

Maria Patrice Amon is a theatre director, producer, scholar, leader and proud alumna of San Diego Junior Theatre. Directing: Hoops (Milwaukee Chamber Theatre) A Skeptic and a Bruja (Urbanite Theatre) Group! The Musical (Passage Theatre) Hoopla! (La Jolla Playhouse POP Tour) Azul (Diversionary Theatre) Mojada (UCSD) A Zoom of One’s Own (CSUSM) Ich Bin Ein Berliner (Theatre Lab) DREAM HOU$E (CSUSM/TuYo Theatre) Fade (Moxie Theatre), The Madres (Moxie Theatre) Lydia (Brown Bag Theatre Company). Dramaturg: Manifest Destinitis (San Diego Rep), Beachtown (San Diego Rep). Patrice was a 2020 National Directing Fellow, and an Associate Artistic Director at San Diego Repertory Theatre. She is currently an LTC Steering Committee member, and a board member for NNPN. Patrice is an assistant professor at CSUSM. JD: California Western School of Law. PhD: UC Irvine.

Tomás and the Library Lady

Directed by Maria Patrice Amon
Original Music and Music Direction by Eliza Vedar

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

In this inspiring true story, 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 and his family and instill a love of reading. Adapted from the well-loved book, this play is readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers.