Cara Mia Theatre presents Teatro en fuga: A festival of New Works

April 12-28

 

Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm with a 2:30 pm matinee on Sunday

Teatro En Fuga returns for a one-of-a-kind festival in North Texas featuring new plays by members of Cara Mía’s resident ensemble. All plays are works in progress and will be presented as an opportunity to see Cara Mía develop new work from within its company for world premiere productions in future seasons.

 

Apu: Mountain God
Written and Directed by Jeffrey Colangelo

Based on a Peruvian myth, Apu: Mountain God tells the story of a lonely mountain giant who falls in love with a paper town and in the process, accidentally destroys it. This fairytale-come-to-life, will take audiences members through the journey of coming together to rebuild the town while reflecting on what it means to embrace otherness. Cara Mía Theatre in association with Prism Movement Theater, present this fantastical journey of acceptance that defies all constructs of love. Apu: Mountain God features an original musical score by Peruvian musician and composer, Fabricio CF.

URSULA o dejarse ir en el viento
(URSULA or letting yourself go with the wind)
Written and Directed by Frida Espinosa-Müller
URSULA o dejarse ir en el viento (URSULA or letting yourself go with the wind) tells the journey of Nadia, a 7 year-old, separated from her mother after seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border. As Nadia waits for her asylum to be processed, she reflects on the difficulties she is leaving behind in Honduras and the new reality she is facing.  Live, original music from Armando Monsivais will take audiences into Nadia’s mind as she tries to make sense of all that is happening around her.

El Malcriado
Written and Directed by David Lozano
Loosely based on Cesar Chavez’s early years as an organizer, El Malcriado puts a microscope to the life of the civil rights legend.

 

 

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