The Romance of Magno Rubio

Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55454
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Based upon a short poem by prominent Filipino American poet Carlos Bulosan, The Romance of Magno Rubio tells the story of a Filipino farm worker who dreams of a romantic affair with a beautiful white woman. Through romantic verse and Filipino traditional art forms The Romance of Magno Rubio explores the dreams and frustrations of these cooped-up immigrants in the 1930s. Lonnie Carter's play is directed by Orlando Pabotoy, who originated the title role in the work's world premiere in 2002.

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NEWS

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