From: LTW Publicity [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:21 PM
Subject: "Dia de los Muertos, The Musical" Opens Oct. 1st at Live Theatre Workshop
Live Theatre Workshop's Family Series proudly presents
Dia de los Muertos, The Musical
An original story and music by Michael Martinez
This new musical celebrates El Dia de Los Muertos from a new perspective. The audience travels into the world of the dead with a young woman grieving the loss of her beloved pet. She discovers that what she once thought to be scary and dark can be beautiful and kind. She makes an unlikely monster friend who teachers her how to celebrate life and make her way back to the world of the living before she becomes trapped in the world of the dead forever.
"When I first wrote the script and music for this show, I was worried about the play being too dark for kids," said Director Michael Martinez. "But as this amazing cast began to bring the play to life, I was reminded of what drew me to the idea in the first place. Dia De Los Muertos is a celebration of life: colorful, energetic, and only a little bit sad. You can't help but fall in love with these characters and I expect to see people dancing in the aisles."
Sunday matinees October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and November 5 at 12:30PM
$7 for kids | $10 for adults
(520) 327-4242 or online http://livetheatreworkshop.org
5317 E. Speedway, Tucson, Arizona
Located on the north side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft. Easy convenient parking available.
Samantha Cormier as the Dancer
Maria Gallardo as Mictecacihuatl
Jon Heras as Grito
Brian McElroy as the Guitarista
Erika Quintero as Juana
Anel Schmidt as the Ancestors
Director: Michael Martinez
Production Stage Manager: Margaret Smith
Make up designer: Vicki Lazaro
Choreographer: Samantha Cormier
Costumer: Stephanie Frankenfield
Photographer: Ryan Fagan
Producer: Stephen Frankenfield
Lighting Designer: Richard Gremel
Live Theatre Workshop produces inclusive, accessible and affordable professional theatre and theatre education that entertains, educates and enlightens children, adults, and families. Because art has the power to transform people and communities, LTW uses the performing arts to make a difference and pass on a passion for theatre to the next generation. LTW is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization supported by grants and generous people who appreciate LTW's Mainstage plays, Family Series plays, Etcetera Late Night plays, and year-round theatre education for youth. Find LTW on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and livetheatreworkshop.org.
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