Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart

Written and performed by Mike Wiley

What happens when one man pushes the color barrier to its breaking point?

Nov 12-19, 2022 | Wells Fargo Playhouse | For ages 9+
Step back in time and up to the plate as Mike Wiley’s one-man show highlights the triumphs and struggles of baseball legend Jackie Robinson’s life. This powerful story takes you from the field where Robinson was adored as a first-rate athlete to beyond the stadium walls where he was treated as a second-class citizen. This interactive performance has audience members join Mike Wiley onstage to help tell the story, creating a uniquely memorable experience.
Themes: Courage, perseverance, leadership
Sneak Peek View Playbill

Learn More Subscribe and Save! Save 20% off single ticket prices by bundling 3 or more shows. Click on a date below to see show times.
Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart

Special Activities

BookWalk - self-guided "scavenger hunt."
Explore ImaginOn and discover the pages of the nonfiction biography, Jackie Robinson, Baseball Legend by Grace Hansen located in frames around the building. Library staff can offer clues or hints, and prizes are available at the Spangler desk for participation, regardless of completion.

Links & Resources

This production supported by