The Kansas City Public Library's 2009-2010 Season Features The Little Foxes
October 29, 2009
American Classics, the fourth season of the Kansas City Public Library’s Script-in-Hand series presented by the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, opens on Sunday, November 8, at 2 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
The first play of the series is Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes.
The central character of The Little Foxes, southern aristocrat Regina Hubbard Giddens, finds herself entangled with her two brothers, her daughter, and her sickly husband, in a cycle of blackmail, death, and greed. For her role in the chaos, Regina pays with the loss of her daughter’s love and respect.
Other plays in the American Classics series include William Inge’s Picnic on February 7, 2010, at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Jason Miller’s That Championship Season (March 7) at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific (May 2) at the Plaza Branch, and Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf. Shange’s For Colored Girls will be performed June 13, at the Plaza Branch and June 14, at the L.H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave.
The series is sponsored by The Friends of the Kansas City Public Library. Admission is free. Call 816.701.3407 to RSVP.