Thursday, October 23, 2014

THE MIGRATION PROJECT, Opening night is free


From: Eugenia Woods []
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:02 PM
Subject: theatre announcement


"The place I call home expands with every risk I take, every truth I share"

THE MIGRATION PROJECT, a theatrical docudrama exploring human migration and our efforts to claim home, opens November 14th in a collaborative workshop production with ZUZI! Dance Company.

Playwright Eugenia Woods utilized input from refugee, immigrant and indigenous communities to shape this theatrical work. Blending actual interview material with dramatic writing, Woods' play weaves together stories of 5 central characters from Mexico, The Hopi Nation, China, Zimbabwe, and one composite character representing the voices of refugee women from Iraq, Egypt, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The interactive performance asks audiences to consider what compels us to leave home, what are we forced to leave behind, and how do we attempt to create a new home in a foreign land.

Director Marc David Pinate of Borderlands Theater and Choreographer Nanette Robinson of ZUZI! are partnering in creating the physical language of the play.

Performances will be held November 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 pm.

ZUZI! Theater, 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson

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Tickets are $18, general admission. $15 for students, seniors and military.

Opening night is free thanks to a generous grant from the Tucson Pima Arts Council. Tickets will be offered on a first come-first serve basis with project participants receiving priority seating. Donations are welcome.

Ticket reservations made be made by email at or by calling 520 975 4021.



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