Posts tagged "Charin Alvarez"

"Mojada" (Victory Gardens): Compelling Expose on Immigration and Medea

"Mojada" (Victory Gardens):  Compelling Expose on Immigration and Medea
122.  Victory Gardens presents the world premiere of MOJADA. “Medea” is the Greek legend of a betrayed woman’s ultimate revenge.  Playwright Luis Alfaro modernizes the classic with modern twists.  Alfaro pens a tale of a Mexican family running away to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Alfaro cleverly fuses together elements from the tragic myth with immigration issues. ... Read more »

"Oedipus EL Rey" (Victory Gardens): Spanglish Translation Steered by Undeniable Powerful Force!

"Oedipus EL Rey" (Victory Gardens):  Spanglish Translation Steered by Undeniable Powerful Force!
#145. I believe in the sequential order of life.  That not only does ‘everything happen for a reason’ but it happens in a weird chronological order that only makes sense in hindsight.  This life philosophy is anchored in a Divine Intervention that guides me toward a life purpose.  Is it my optimistic or naïve nature... Read more »

Review "What Once We Felt": Felt Intriguingly Confusing!

About Face Theatre presents What Once We Felt At Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted Written by Ann Marie Healy Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker Thru March 6th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission   I’ve been to the future. Not surprising, men have become extinct. A bit more alarming, books... Read more »
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