By Miriam Gonzales
Directed by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce
They’ve got a plan. Leo and Lizzy Martinez want to be the smartest kids in the world! The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sis that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. The first step in the plan—Leo will win the local TV kids’ quiz show. But when their parents refuse to let him join the quiz team, Lizzy learns there’s something deeper driving Leo—something that makes life that much more challenging and unpredictable for her brother and her family. The Smartest Girl in the World takes a look at the bonds of family and the key to facing life’s challenges together.
The Smartest Girl in the World will be touring to Austin-area schools October 16 - November 15, 2023. Contact email@example.com for more information about booking a performance at your school.
November 30, December 2 at 5:30 p.m.
December 1 at 7:00 p.m.
December 2-3 at 1:00 p.m.
Reviews and Inside Look
- Meet the Cast of The Smartest Girl in the World - Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog
- "I am madly in love with the play:" UT Theatre and Dance's The Smartest Girl in the World" - Arts Eclectic, KUT Austin
- Why go on Tour?: Taking The Smartest Girl in the World to Central Texas Students - Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog
Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois
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