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Teatro Bravo to Present THE CARPA PLAYS

Ladies and Gentlemen, Niños y los Niñas! Teatro Bravo, Phoenix's premiere Latino theatre company is proud to present a sneak peek of their must see touring performance of The Carpa Plays, a collection of short bi-lingual plays in the style of Mexican and American Vaudeville but with a Chicano twist. The Carpa Plays is a project generously funded by The Arizona Art Tank Grant and is conceived and written by The Carpa Ensemble and directed by Teatro Bravo Artistic Director Ricky Araiza. This project was created in cooperation with Theatre Works of Peoria and The Phoenix Center for the Arts.

Preview Performance

Saturday July 11th at 7:00pm

Phoenix Center for the Arts

1202 N. 3rd St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Preview Performance #2

Saturday July 18th at 4:00pm ( A free workshop to follow the performance at 6:00pm with the cast. Participants must RSVP for the workshop. Space is limited. All information on the workshop can be found at

Theatre Works at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

8355 W. Peoria Ave

Peoria, AZ 85345


General admission is $7 for each show; tickets are available at or at the box office at Phoenix Center for the Arts (for the July 11th performance) or Theatre Works (for the July 18th performance).

About the Carpa Plays

Travelling from town to town in search for a place of peace and performance, The Bravo Players are a motley crew of theatre performers just trying to make a living as artists in Arizona. Lead by their egotistical show owner, El Chavo, The Bravo Players are set out to bring to you, the audience, the greatest show in Arizona, one play at a time.

The Carpa Plays is a step into our historical past and honors a style of performance that continues to speak to audiences in Arizona today. Filled with comedy, song and dance, The Carpa Plays are sure to be a treat for audiences of all ages.

About Teatro Bravo

Teatro Bravo produces plays in English and Spanish that promote a complex portrait of U.S. Latino and Latin American populations in Arizona. Teatro Bravo also seeks to develop the talents of Latino actors, directors, playwrights, designers, stage managers and administrators. For more information contact Teatro Bravo at 602-402-9954 or visit


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