Libraries Host Online Family-Theater Performance Of “Abiyoyo”

Ms. Twanda

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online family-theater production of “ABIYOYO” on Saturday, February 20.

A link to the video performance will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar of virtual programs ( so that families can enjoy the event from the comfort and safety of home.

This program is presented by Twanda’s Theatre on Wheels, in conjunction with Young Audiences of Houston.

In this family-theater performance, Ms. Twanda compares and contrasts African customs and traditions. She will dramatize a folktale about a boy who plays the ukulele, his dad, and a magic wand – and a hungry giant named Abiyoyo.

After teaching in a traditional elementary school classroom setting for 16 years, Twanda Smith devoted the next 18 years to specializing her craft, teaching Creative Drama, and focusing on using theatre effectively to help children build character and confidence.

Made possible by Young Audiences of Houston, this performance is recommended for families with children of all ages.

The online performance can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – — by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab and selecting “Virtual Programs,” and then finding the program on the date listed.

For more information, call the Fort Bend County Libraries Communication Office at 281-633-4734.