FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Lucy Pollak
[email protected] (818) 887-1499 (for media only
University Park residents voice their immigrant experience
in 3rd annual presentation of holiday show, ‘La Víspera’ (‘The Eve’)
La Víspera (“The Eve”) — A warm, funny and unique holiday play about love and sacrifice created from stories shared by members of the local University Park immigrant community during workshops with professional theater artists. Stay after the performance for homemade tamales, champurrado (hot chocolate) and a traditional star-shaped piñata. Presented in Spanish with English supertitles.
Written by Victor Vazquez
Directed by Jesús Castaños-Chima
Featuring members of the North University Park neighborhood (located near USC)
English supertitles by Aleida Montejo
Presented by 24th Street Theatre
Performances Dec. 14-17:
• Thursday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m.
• Friday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.
• Saturday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m
• Sunday, Dec. 17 at 4 p.m.
24th STreet Theatre
1117 West 24th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007-1725
(213) 745-6516 or www.24thstreet.org
• Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/24thST
• Follow us on Twitter @24thST
Secure lot on the southwest corner of 24th and Hoover: $5