The Political Theatre Festival

Opened Feb 17, 2011
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Teatro del Pueblo and Pangea World Theater present The Political Theatre Festival. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the PTF and will feature two solo works. Aliens, Immigrants, & Other Evildoers is a sci-fi Latino noir and multimedia solo by award-winning performance artist José Torres-Tama, and it explores the rise in hate crimes against Latinos and the demonization of immigrants across the U.S. Cultivating a sci-fi aesthetic that satirizes the status of the immigrant as an ALIEN, Torres-Tama shape-shifts numerous Latino "extraterrestrials" who bilingually challenge the flaws of a country built by immigrants that vilifies the same people whose labor it exploits. Check out Torres-Tama's website for more information about the show. Performances: February 17 - 19, 2011 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8:00pm ¡Gaytino! is Dan Guerrero's autobiographical, one-man show about his Chicano and gay identities. Guerrero uses music and monologue to explore his relationship with his father, Chicano musician Eduardo "Lalo" Guerrero; his career as a Broadway talent agent; and his return to his Chicano roots. Performances: February 24 - 27, 2011 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8:00pm; Sunday at 2:00pm

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