How Do You Spell Hope?

How Do You Spell Hope? are true stories of overcoming obstacles to literacy – a Cambridge high school athlete, Frederick Douglass, a Latina immigrant – woven together by puppets and actors in a world of giant pop up books. A play for all ages. Commissioned by Underground Railway Theatre.

Vincent E. Siders & Ramona Alexander in How Do You Spell Hope? Photo: Elizabeth Stewart

Vincent E. Siders & Ramona Alexander in How Do You Spell Hope? Photo: Elizabeth Stewart

REVIEWS

“The magic of theater truly comes alive…one of the best pieces of family theater.” — Boston Herald

“May its flying books take wing in audience’s minds and hearts!” — Boston Phoenix / WBUR

“Through the magic of imagination, Hope turns adage into inspiration.” — The Boston Globe

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Underground Railway Theatre, Cambridge MA — February 13-March 1, 2009. Directed by Debra Wise.

The Kennedy Center, Washington DC — Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2003