Wize Latina Productions' THE SAD ROOM Comes to Teatro Paraguas, 5/23-25
Wize Latina Productions presents The Sad Room, a new original play by Patricia Crespín, directed by Cynthia Riley.
Set in the early 1990's, The Sad Room is about Magdalena who has been keeping herself at home and alone since the death of her fifteen year old daughter, Santana, due to Heroin overdose five years before. Magda's best friend, Maya, pursued by her abusive boyfriend, seeks safety at Magdalena's apartment. Santana appears as a ghost. Maya tries to help Magdalena deal with the ghost of Santana but ultimately Magdalena has to come to terms with her daughter's death on her own and let Santana go.
Performances run at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM, May 23rd and 24th at 7:30 and May 25 at 2:00 PM. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students. Reservations: 424-1601; firstname.lastname@example.org; or online at www.teatroparaguas.org.
Pictured: Patricia Crespin as Magdelena, Dianna Padilla as Mayaphoto. Photo by Cynthia Riley.