Press Release
Posted February 9, 2018

Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Arts Center hosts Virginia Rep on Tour’s production of “Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi” as part of the Student Matinee Series at the Hoke Theatre at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21.

The greatest young adventurers in American literature spring to life in this footstompin’ musical based on the novels of Mark Twain. Join Huckleberry, Tom, Jim, Becky Thatcher, Aunt Polly, and all the residents and rapscallions of Hannibal, Missouri as they explore the majestic river that defined their lives, tested their souls and carried their spirit into the heart of America. The show is recommended for grades two through eight and based on the book by Peter Howard. Music and lyrics are by Ron Barnett.

Tickets for the Stocker Arts Center Student Matinee Series events are $5 each and are available for schools and the general public. For more information about the Stocker Student Matinee Series, visit

The Stocker Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 60 minutes prior to Student Matinee Series events. Call (440) 366-4040 for tickets or for a season calendar. Tickets are available at

Stocker Arts Center is located on the campus of Lorain County Community College at 1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio. Parking is free.