BORDERLANDS THEATER 28TH SEASON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: UNA FRONTERA/DOS LADOS.
This season Borderlands Theater is hosting an international festival UNA FRONTERA/DOS LADOS: from Feburary 13-March 2, 2014, two transnational productions will be performed together locally and in Mexico City: "Trash" about a female US Detention Center guard and a male detainee, and "Maria's Circular Dance," a tale of Colombian migrant Maria and her kidnapper. As part of the festival , three staged readings will also take place during February. For reservations and information, call Borderlands Theater at (520) 882-7406 or online at www. borderlandstheater.org.
UNA FRONTERA/DOS LADOS FESTIVAL:
MARIA’S CIRCULAR DANCE
by Medardo Trevino translated by Eva Tessler
Maria, a Colombian migrant, and Angelito, her kidnapper whirl into a dance where dream and reality, terror and courage, past and present dissolve as they recognize themselves in the face of each other. Directed by Eva Tessler.
by Kara Hartzler
From the playwright of Arizona: No Roosters in the Desert , comes a companion play to Maria’s Circular Dance. A U.S female Detention Center prison guard holds the fate of a male detainee in her hands. Directed by Marc Pinate.
Featuring guest artists: Carmen Garcia (Mexico) and Eric Aviles (USA)
February 13-March 2,2014
Zuzi’s Theater (738 N. 5th Avenue)
Feb.13- 7:30 pm. Preview HALF OFF TICKETS! $12 General and Senior , $7 Students.
Feb.14- 7:30 pm. OPENING NIGHT CELEBRACION (with postres and meet and greet the cast and directors) $24 General and Senior, $ 14 Students.
Feb.15,20,21,27,28 and Mar. 1 -7:30 pm REGULAR PERFORMANCES.$20 General,$17 Senior, $14 Student.
Feb.16, 23 and Mar. 2- 2 pm MATINEE PERFORMANCES. $20 General, $17 Senior, $14 Student
UNA FRONTERA/DOS LADOS: A FESTIVAL OF STAGED READINGS
$8 General & Senior, $6 Student and Flex Pass
EL AUSENTE (ABSENCE) by Victor Hugo Rascon Banda (original Spanish) When Papa migrates to the US, what happens to those left behind? 2/19-7:30 pm. University of Arizona-Modern Languages Auditorium.
THEY CALL ME A HERO by Guillermo Reyes. A new play about Daniel Hernandez, the intern who helped save Gifford’s life during the 2011 shooting in Tucson. 2/22/2014- 7:30 pm. Zuzi’s Theater
ABSENCE by Victor Hugo Rascon Banda (English). Translated by Caridad Svich. 2/23/2014 -7 pm. Zuzi’s Theater.
IN LAKE CH: THE CRIMINALIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE by Milta Ortiz (playwright in residence NNPN). The untimely demise of the TUSD Ethnic Studies Program as told from various accounts. Postponed TBA.
RESERVATIONS AND TICKET OUTLET
Borderlands Theater Box Office:520-882-7406 . 40 W. Broadway. Order online: www. Borderlands theater.org
Sponsors: NALAC, TCG, AZ COMMISSION ON THE ARTS, NEA, TPAC.
Community Partners: The Universtity of Arizona College of Humanities, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Southwest Center, School of Theater, Film and Television, Latin American Studies Center, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Coalicion de Derechos Humanos, La Fundacion Mexico, Consulado Mexicano en Tucson, Samaritans.
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