Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Borderlands Theater presents Sanctuary


From: Borderlands Theater <milta@borderlandstheater.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 2:34 PM
Subject: Borderlands News




Borderlands Theater



Sanctuary is in the third week of rehearsals! And we can't wait for you to experience it!!



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by Milta Ortiz

directed by Marc David Pinate



Presented site specifically at

Southside Presbyterian Church

317 W. 23rd Street

Tucson, AZ 85713


September 6-23, 2018

Thursday- Saturday @ 7:30pm

Sunday @ 4pm




In 1981, Salvadorans fleeing war land in Tucson seeking refuge. The law is not on their side and a group of concerned citizens are left to choose between the law of God and the law of men. Based on the actual people and events that garnered national support, Sanctuary continues Borderlands' signature style of visceral dramatizations of Tucson narratives. 


Sanctuary is a site-specific theatrical installation performed and experienced in the physical space where the actual events of the play took place. 


Panel Discussions Livestreamed Internationally Through Howlround.com


September 9th: Originators of the 1980's Sanctuary Movement

Panelists: Margo Cowan, Lupe Castillo, John Fife and Father Ricardo Elford

Moderated by playwright Milta Ortiz


September 13th – Southside Presbyterian Church Today

Panelists: Pastor Alison Harrington and Day Laborer Program representative

Moderator TBD


September 16th – Immigration Awareness: What Tucson Groups Are Doing to Help in the Immigrant Crisis

Panelists: Catherine Gaffyney of No More Deaths, Debbie McCullough of Tucson Samaritans, Lauren Dasse of the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project and another organization T.B.D.

Moderated by Anna O'Leary Ph.D. Department Head/ Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona


September 20th – Globalization and Immigration, and Advocacy

Panelists: Isabel Garcia (immigration lawyer/Derechos Humanos,) Consul General German Alvarez(Salvadoran Consulate,) and Zaira Livier (Peoples' Defense Initiative and Free the Children Coalition)

Moderated by Elizabeth Oglesby Ph.D. Associate Professor of Geography and Development, and Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona






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