In this inspiring production, playwright Melinda Lopez (a
Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays award winner)
weaves together three stories of courage and compassion in the
face of illiteracy: the historical narratives of the great
orator Frederick Douglass; the true story of a teenage star
athlete who overcomes dyslexia; and the heartfelt struggles of
a contemporary immigrant family. Interlaced with humor and
humanity—and performed by both actors and puppets upon a giant
pop-up book set—How Do You Spell Hope?
celebrates the power of
reading through “one of the best pieces of family theater in a
long time” (The Boston Herald
Recommended for ages 7 and up
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