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Mi Abuela: Queen of Nightmares
June 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - June 26, 2022 @ 9:30 pm
Join the audience for the premiere of “Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares,” an original play by Christine Stoddard. The show will run 10 performances from June 15-26 at Gene Frankel Theatre in Manhattan, New York. Tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite. The performance dates & times are as follows: (Wednesday) June 15th, (Thursday) 16th, (Friday) 17th, (Saturday) 18th, (Thursday) 23rd, (Friday) 24th – 7 PM…. (Sunday) 19th & (Sunday) 26th at 3 PM… (Saturday) June 25th @ 9PM
Maya, a young Salvadoran-American woman, navigates a treacherous terrain of adolescence, personal trauma, and uncovering buried family mythology through magic and folklore as she comes of age in Phoenix, Arizona. Her story explores mother-daughter relationships, mixed race identity, and fantasy as a coping mechanism, while featuring the movement and dance talents of our dynamic cast. This experimental piece incorporates traditional Spanish folk songs and dancing, with live singing performances.