COLUMBIA — Below the dimmed lights of the Smithton Middle School cafetorium, Mahogany Thomas sits at a table in front of the stage, taking notes on a yellow legal pad while her cast of sixth- and seventh-graders fumbles and ad-libs through its lines.
Eighth-grader directs plays at Smithton
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.