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Literature to Life

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Literature to Life is a program begun by The American Place Theatre and adopted by Conerstone as part of its educational programming.


Literature to Life, Los Angeles (in association with American Place Theatre) is a two-hour participatory performance workshop for middle and high school students, designed to promote literacy through theater.


Productions for the current (2006-2007) season included


Farewell to Manzanar

by Jeanne Wakatsuki-Houston and James D. Houston

Adapted by Cynthia Gates Fujikawa

Directed by Christopher Liam Moore

Fall 2006


This is the true story of the Japanese-American internment as told through the eyes of a young girl.


Warriors Don't Cry

by Melba Pattillo Beals

Adapted by Eisa Davis

Directed by Juliette Carrillo

Winter 2007


A searing true story of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High School.


All school performances are held at the Los Angeles Public Library's Central Library. To learn about other exciting opportunities available to teachers and students, please visit the Los Angeles Public Library's website at www.LAPL.org (click on TEEN WEB).


If you are a teacher or school administrator and would like to make reservations for shows, or if you are interested in learning more about Cornerstone's educational programs, please contact Brenda Killian at 213-613-1700 ext. 38 or bkillian@cornerstonetheater.org This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it .



PAST PRODUCTIONS of Literature to Life include


American Originals

I Ask You Ladies and Gentlemen

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