October 25 – November 17
Written by Kenneth Jones – Directed by Jane Unger
Meet history’s forgotten hero of free speech in the Indiana premier of a fact-inspired, highly theatrical new play brimming with humor, heart, and humanity.
About the show
Depicting the marriage of two rabbits – who happen to have different-colored fur – the story has Sen. E.W. Higgins calling for a book ban. But even as the pressure mounts, Indiana raised and educated librarian Emily Wheelock Reed refuses to yield to censorship.
Inspired by true events!
Alabama Story is a stirring testament to free expression, just as the civil rights movement is flowering. Political foes, star-crossed lovers, and one feisty children’s author inhabit the same page to conjure a Deep South of the imagination. 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of these true events.
Tickets and information
Visit the Center for Performing Arts box office, call (317)-843-3800, or visit ATIStage.org to order your tickets.