DCPA Theatre Company And The Old Globe Announce Cast And Creative Team For AMERICAN MARIACHI
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) and The Old Globe are proud to announce full casting and creative team for the World Premiere production of American Mariachi, directed by James Vásquez.
The World Premiere production will open at the DCPA Theatre Company in Denver on February 2, 2018, and then transfer to San Diego where it will open at The Old Globe on March 29, 2018 with the full cast and creative team intact. Both productions will feature Natalie Camunas (Gabby / Ensemble), Crissy Guerrero (Soyla / Sister Manuela / Ensemble), Rodney Lizcano (Mino / Padre Flores / Ensemble), Doreen Montalvo (Amalia / Doña Lola/ Ensemble), Jennifer Paredes (Lucha / Ensemble), Bobby Plasencia (Federico / Ensemble), Luis Quintero (Mateo / René / Rubin / Ensemble), Amanda Robles (Isabel / Tía Carmen/ Ensemble), and Heather Velazquez (Hortensia (Boli) / Ensemble).
The productions will both include designs by Regina Garcia (Scenic Designer), Meghan Anderson Doyle (Costume Designer), Paul Miller (Lighting Designer), Ken Travis (Sound Designer), Cynthia Reifler Flores (Music Director), Shirley Fishman (Dramaturg), Joanne DeNaut, CSA (Casting), and stage management by Rachel Ducat (Stage Manager), Heidi Echtenkamp (Assistant Stage Manager), and Amanda Salmons (Assistant Stage Manager).
Details for the DCPA Theatre Company production:
By José Cruz González
Directed by James Vásquez
January 26 - February 25, 2018
The Stage Theatre
Details for The Old Globe production:
March 23 - April 29, 2018
When the realities of her world weigh her down, Lucha uses music to add magic into the lives of her family and friends. Her hopes of performing seem like a fantasy until she assembles a spunky group of female mariachi musicians who are ready to make her dreams come true. As they practice, perform and break with tradition, their music sparks a transformation in the lives of those around them - especially Lucha's parents. This humorous, heartwarming story about music's power to heal and connect includes gorgeous live mariachi music played on stage. Share this show with the ones you love and let its vibrant music transform your lives, too.
Denver favorite Playwright José Cruz González returns to the DCPA with another heartwarming story, following his lyrical magical realism piece September Shoes in 2005 and the laugh-out-loud comedy Sunsets and Margaritas in 2008.
American Mariachi at the DCPA Theatre Company is supported by Producing Partners Martin and Jo Ann Semple. American Mariachi is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award.
The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country's leading professional regional theatres and has stood as San Diego's flagship arts institution for over 80 years. Under the leadership of Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 productions, including its renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions and arts engagement programs annually. Numerous world premieres such as have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs on Broadway and across the country.
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