FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BORDERLANDS THEATERTO PRESENT THE PLAY SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS BY JOSÉ RIVERA, MARCH 27-APRIL 6, 2008, AT THE CABARETTHEATRE, TEMPLE OF MUSIC AND ART, 330 S. SCOTT AVENUE.
Contact: Eva Tessler 2/28/08
Set in the Bolivian jungle, this poignant play by theOscar-nominated writer of the MotorcycleDiaries, takes us to the last day in the life of Che Guevara. Wounded and defeated, Che is captured andheld in a one-room schoolhouse. JuliaCortes, the village schoolteacher, insists she be given permission to speak tothe famous revolutionary. This historic encounter is at the heart of the play.
Directed by Eva Tessler. Featuring Armando Ortega (L.A), Marissa Garcia,Dwayne Palmer, Angelica Rodenbeck, Jason Chavez and Gilberto Cardenas. Livemusic by Rebeca Cartes from Bwiya Toli
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AND TICKET INFORMATION:
Preview Performance: March 27 7:30pm
Opening Night Celebración: March 28 7:30pm
Post Performance reception plus meet and greet with the director andactors.
Regular Performances: March 29 and April 3-5 7:30pm
Sunday Matinees: March 30 and April 6 2:00pm
$10.75- $ 19.75 with various discounts.
Student Matinees:March 27 and April 3 10:00am
$7 general, $5 students
There is limited space for studentmatinees, please call box office for availability. (520) 882-7406
Supported in part by University of Arizona Latin American Studies Programand Diego Navarette.
*School of the Americascontains strong language.