December 01, 2017

Media Advisory

Press is welcome to attend as SIU alumnus Joseph Robinette, who penned the script for “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe,” presents a special pre-show lecture on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. prior to the 2 p.m. matinee performance. Dr. Robinette received both his master's and doctoral degrees from SIU. He is the author or co-author of 55 published works, receiving awards for a lifetime of adapting children’s classics. In 2013 he was nominated for a Tony Award for the libretto of Broadway’s acclaimed “A Christmas Story, The Musical.”