Families can enjoy the next children’s play in ZACH Theatre‘s season of storybook-inspired shows — Tomás and the Library Lady, based on the book by Pat Mora. This show runs from Friday, January 15 through Sunday, February 14, and tells an inspirational story of a boy named Tomás who meets a “library lady” who encourages him to read. Scroll below to enter to win 4 tickets to the opening night of the play!

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— About the Play: Tomás immigrates with his family from Mexico with fears of a new life and a lack of confidence in his language and culture until one day when he meets a “library lady” who recognizes his thirst for knowledge and encourages him to read. Based on the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera, this inspirational story suggests what reading — and self-respect — can make possible. This production is done in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin department of Theatre and Dance, and is recommended for ages 5 & up.

— Showtimes:

  • Friday Jan. 15 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 16 – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 17 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 23 – 11 a.m., 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 24 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 – 11 a.m., 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 31 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 6 – 11 a.m., 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 7 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 13 – 11 a.m., 2 p.m.*
  • Sunday, Feb. 14 – 2 p.m.

*There will be a post-show discussion and reception with author Pat Mora on Saturday, February 13 at 3 p.m.

— Tickets & Giveaway: Youth tickets are $12 and adult tickets are $15, which you can purchase online here or call the box office at 512-476-0541 x1. For group tickets (8 or more),  please call 512-476-0541 x245 or email groupsales@zachtheatre.org.

We have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away to the opening night show on Friday, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Please enter below. Good luck!

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