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The 6th EVER WordFest and Artists of Color Summit – Virtual Presentations – FREE!
April 17 @ 6:30 pm
Join Su Teatro and The Source Theatre Company as they VIRTUALLY present The 6th EVER WordFest and Artists of Color Summit from April 17th – May 31st, 2020.
The first reading of the 6th EVER WordFest will be Friday, April 17th, 2020 at 6:30pm.
Join Su Teatro company members as they participate in a virtual reading of Los vendidos and Las dos caras del patroncito, two classic Actos by Luis Valdez. Once you complete the registration process (see link below), you will receive an email with the link to the reading. Los vendidos is a one-act play by Chicano playwright Luis Valdez, a founding member of El Teatro Campesino. He wrote it in 1967, and it was first performed at the Brown Beret junta in Elysian Park, East Los Angeles. The play examines stereotypes of Latinos in California and how they are treated by local, state, and federal governments.
Las dos caras del patroncito typifies, in many ways, Valdez’s early actos. The piece grew out of a collaborative improvisation during the grape strike of 1965 and dramatized the immediate and intense feelings of its audience. Like all the Actos, it is brief, direct, didactic, intending not only to express the workers’ anger and urge them to join the union but also to satirize the growers and reveal their injustice.
TO REGISTER – CLICK HERE
THIS ON-LINE EVENT IS FREE!