Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of the Newbery Award-winning title "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster. In this fanciful story, Milo travels to fantastic lands and meets interesting characters who teach him the importance of words, numbers, ideas and creativity.
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Emmy-Award winning storyteller Bobby Norfolk explores the life of York, a slave belonging to William Clark who was part of the Corps of Discovery expedition of 1804-1806. Despite his position as a slave, York earned the respect and awe of many people, and gained unofficial recognition as a full-fledged member of Lewis and Clark's expidition through his heroic efforts. In this one-man theatrical show, Bobby Norfolk, dressed in historical costume, explores York's early life and his struggle to be accepted as an equal on the expedition. Ages 8 and older.
Hear about the upcoming MU Theatre Department production of "Argonautika," a stunningly imaginative, moving and highly entertaining re-telling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece. Adapted by Tony Award-winning writer/director Mary Zimmerman, it captures the wonder and power of the ancient Greek myth with fresh and contemporary energy.