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Performances

Lorca in a Green Dress

April 12, 2013–April 28, 2013
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE – Minneapolis, MN 55413

Pangea World Theater and Teatro del Pueblo present

LORCA IN A GREEN DRESS

Written by Nilo Cruz

Directed by Alberto Justiniano

April 12 – 28, 2013
Thursdays – Saturdays @ 7:30pm
Sundays @ 4:00pm 

English Open Captioning dates
Saturday April 20 7:30 pm
Friday April 26 7:30 pm

Spanish Open Captioning
Sunday April 21 @ 4:00 pm
Saturday April 27 @ 7:30 pm

Location: The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Purchase tickets:
Tickets: $18 (General), $15 (Students/Seniors/Groups 10+).
Pay-What-You-Can on Wednesday, April 17.
To purchase tickets, visit www.ritz-theater.org, call 612-436-1129, or purchase at the door.
(We will update this page if tickets are sold out prior to the show.) 

For group sales, call 651-224-8806.

Lorca in a Green Dress is Cruz’s surreal homage to Federico Garcia Lorca, the critically acclaimed poet and dramatist. It’s 1936 in Spain, a time of civil war; Lorca finds himself in a state of flux, struggling to defend himself against an inquisition bent on persecuting him for his political beliefs and sexual identity.

Featuring Evelyn Digirolamo, Rolando Martinez, Matt Rein, Andrea San Miguel, David Schlosser, David Otto Simanek, and Ricardo Vázquez.*

Nilo Cruz became the first Latino playwright to win the Pulitzer Prize for his play Anna in the Tropics in 2003. Born in Cuba in 1960, his father was staunchly opposed to the communist government, and the family fled to Miami when he was nine years old. His body of work is often compared to Lorca’s for his lyrical writing style. He has held residencies at the McCarter, the Public and the New Theatre in Miami. An alumnus of New Dramatists, Cruz has taught playwriting at Brown University and Yale School of Drama.

Post-performance discussions will be held 4/13, 4/14, 4/19, 4/20, 4/26, and 4/27.
LORCA IN A GREEN DRESS was first performed by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Libby Appel Artistic Director, Paul Nicholson, Producing Director.

 


This activity is made possible by the Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Access program, and by an appropriation of the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s general fund and its Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota Nov. 4, 2008. Additional funding provided by the McKnight Foundation.

*Member Actors’ Equity Association

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