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Kim Terry, Director of Marketing and Communications
Published: April 3, 2014
Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."
The Metropolitan Library System and the Reduxion Theatre Company are putting a reserve spin on Twain’s quip by presenting “Classics For Kids” at five MLS locations in April. Kids and parents are invited to join lovable but absent-minded Professor Spillsby and the “Juggling Fiends” acting troupe as they have fun with the classics and take you on a journey of fun through some of William Shakespeare's most exciting dramas.
“Programs like this are a great way to introduce kids to the basic underpinnings of some of the greatest classical works of all time,” said MLS Director of Outreach Services Dana Morrow. “It’s a way of showing young people that Shakespeare isn’t at all dry.”