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Perla Laske, César Meléndez, Petru Valenski Set for Teatro del Luna Presents The Moon's Embrace logo
César Meléndez in El Inmigrante
(Courtesy Teatro del Luna)
Teatro del Luna's winter season, entitled The Moon's Embrace, will run from February 23 through March 17.

El Inmigrante, by writer-performer César Meléndez, tells the story of a Nicaraguan immigrant who arrives in Costa Rica hoping to find a better life. Tender and violent in equal measure, this stunning one-man show is a fascinating exploration into the plight of immigrants everywhere. It will run February 23-25 at Gunston Arts Center - Theater Two.

In addition, Familia en Construcción (Family Under Construction) will make its US Premiere from March 1-3. In a crammed theater, a group of actors improvise a family. No Puedo Vivir sin Mucama (I Can't Live Without a Maid) also makes its US premiere March 8-10. With humor, actor-playwright-director-scholar Perla Laske takes a sharp look at the issue of domestic help.

Finally, Solo Petru (Petru: All By Himself) makes its US premiere March 15- 17. The delicate thread of a musical revue meets with the aesthetic of a café concert as Petru Valenski pays homage to the most exalted comedic style of his homeland, using songs, poetry and monologues to bring his audience to laughter.


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