Posts tagged "Sandra Marquez"

"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 »

"The Happiest Song Plays Last" (Goodman Theatre): Stories Bury the Story

"The Happiest Song Plays Last" (Goodman Theatre):  Stories Bury the Story
Goodman Theatre presents the World Premiere of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST. In the more intimate second stage space at the Goodman, Scenic Designer Collette Pollard constructed a 2 story building. The building is on the diagonal with the lengthy depth of the side as the main view.  The visual is a surprising choice.  There... Read more »

"Living Large in a Mini Kind of Way" (Teatro Luna): Big Helping of Little Life-defining Moments

"Living Large in a Mini Kind of Way" (Teatro Luna):  Big Helping of Little Life-defining Moments
#119.  As a server, I’ve worked with many Latinos over the years. That statement sounds politically incorrect but it’s true.  Whereas Americans find the restaurant industry beneath them, Latinos are willing to work as dishwashers, food runners, bussers, or whatever job is open.  They have arrived, often by questionable means, in the U.S. to seek... Read more »
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