January 12–21, 2024
Casa del Prado Theatre

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

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

Our 76th Season of Shows, 2023-2024

Tomás and the Library Lady

A World Design Capital 2024 Community Initiative!

In this inspiring true story, Tomás, a Mexican-American boy and the son of migrant farm workers, meets a caring librarian who introduces him to the wonderful world of books. Through her guidance and the magic of storytelling, he discovers a world of knowledge, unlocking his potential and embarking on a journey of self-discovery. The stories enrich the lives of Tomás and his family and instill a love of reading. Adapted from the well-loved book, this heartwarming tale celebrates the importance of access to literature and the power of imagination to transcend boundaries.

Pajama Night is Friday, January 19!

ASL-Interpreted performance ASL-Interpreted performance on Saturday, January 20 at 2pm.

San Diego Premiere! Recommended for ALL Ages!

Running time: Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes (including intermission)


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Past Performances

Wheelchair Accessible
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Wheelchair AccessibleASL-Interpreted Performance
Wheelchair Accessible

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois. Production sponsored in part by the County of San Diego, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, and the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department.