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8x8 - The FRIDA KAHLO THEATER 10-Minute Play Festival

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Name: 8x8 - The FRIDA KAHLO THEATER 10-Minute Play Festival
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST
Event Description:
The FRIDA KAHLO THEATER 10- Minute Play Festival has been organized to give emerging writers the opportunity to perform their work. The festival allows participants opportunities to express and challenge their artistic abilities, and hone their skills. The 10- Minute Play Festival is open to any Latino/Latina writer or any writer writing about Latino issues. Plays must be 10 minutes or less.
 

About the plays:

A Guy Stuck his Drill in Me

Written and Directed by Suzanne Linares

Life can change in an instant

Actors:
Sara: Claudia Durán
Nurse Dawn/Selena’s Spirit: Ana Tapia
Doctor Guapo: Rufino Romero
Verónica: Suzanne Linares

Awakening

Written and Directed by Maria G. Martinez

A young woman begins her journey in The Chicano Movement and clashes with her father’s expectations.

Dramaturg: Jessica Martinez
Dance Choreographer: Jennifer Aguirre
Director’s Assistant: Joe Luis Cedillo

Actors:
Sarah Jessica García
Jacqueline Calderón Guido
Maricella Ibarra
Joe Luis Cedillo

Breaking the Binary

Written by Angela Moore, directed by Elvia Susana Rubalcava

“Sometimes it takes a trip to the quinceañera shop to really get to know your child.”

Actors:
Vic: Devan Torres
Robert: José de Jesús Martínez
Raquel: Raquel Sánchez

Fenix

Written by Diana Burbano, directed by Robert Vestal

After acid is thrown in her face, a survivor rises from the flames.

Actor:
Marta Portillo

Gentrifier

Written and directed by Andrew Cervantes

The blurry line between ex and friend.

Actors:
Gabi: Eduardo Anguiano
Javi: Giovanni Navarro

Home Girls from el Otro Lado

The ghosts of Chicana past visit a fluffy writer to guide her out of the downhill spiral she has been on since her best friend’s passing.

Written by Elvia Susana Rubalcava, directed by Brenda Pérez

Actors:
Isa: Blanca Melchor
Toni: Raquel Sánchez
Frida: Devan Torres
Gloria: Marlene Luna

I Fell In Love with a Beautiful Assho

Written and directed by Brenda Pérez

A lost soul looking for love shares her tragic story of sex, alcohol, and Rock n Roll.

Actors:
Patty: Marilyn Fitoria
Beautiful Asshole: Ryan Bartulis
Music by Herbert Gómez

Real Men Love Women

Written and directed by Jaime Mayorquín

Over chelas & Chente two friends discuss what it means to be a real man and make it means to truly love women.

Actors:
Carlos: Rufino Romero
Manny: César Carmona

Location:
Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College
6760 Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601
Date/Time Information:
February 13, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
shannoncenter.org E-Mail: boxoffice@whittier.edu Box Office Phone: 562-907-4203
Fees/Admission:
Tickets:
General $20
Senior Citizen $15
Student $5
Educators $5
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