Posts tagged "theater"

Little Village hosts its first Latino theater festival

 Little Village hosts its first Latino theater festival
The first annual “Teatro Nuestro” Latino theater festival is underway in Chicago’s Little Village or La Villita neighborhood. Last weekend, I saw the first play of the series called “Los Carralejas” performed by Colectivo El Pozo. The script by Raul Dorantes tells a compelling story that is playing out far too often in Mexico. The... Read more »

Teatro Luna's new play "Crossed" explores immigration

Teatro Luna's new play "Crossed" explores immigration
Teatro Luna, Chicago’s All-Latina Theatre Company, is performing a new play, “Crossed,” in a new home in the Live Bait Theater on the North Side. They have new creative leadership and many new cast members but the play, first workshopped last year under trying circumstances, still lives up to the old spirit of the company.... Read more »

Teatro Luna brings back Generic Latina

What is a “Generic Latina?” Is she sexy? Does she have an accent? Is her name Maria? There are plenty of stereotypes out there about Latinas and Teatro Luna, Chicago’s all-Latina theater company, sets out to break them. They have brought back their play, “Generic Latina,” on the 10th anniversary of its creation. I saw... Read more »
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