NYU to Produce “The Giver,” Play Based on Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal-Winning Novel

New York University’s Program in Educational Theatre will present a play adaptation of Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal-winning novel The Giver. The production runs Feb. 20-21 at 8 p.m.; Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.; Feb. 26-28 at 8 p.m.; and March 1 at 8 p.m. in the Players Theatre at 115 MacDougal Street. Tickets are $15 general admission and $5 for seniors and NYU students. For more information and to make ticket reservations, the public can call (212) 998-5281.

The Giver tells the provocative story of Jonas, a boy who lives in a perfect world. In this future world, everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from 500

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