Aztec Pirates & the Insignificance of Life on Mars

Written by

 David Davila

Directed by

 Juliana Kleist-Mendez

Time:

 3:00 PM

Showing:

 Saturday, August 31, 2019

Where:

 Lyceum Space

About the Show

Johnny Montenegro is an ICE agent trying to put back the pieces of his life after an ugly incident in the field got him suspended from duty. While arresting a man he had already deported two years earlier, he was called a traitor to his race and he beat the accuser half to death, but he couldn’t shake the idea that had been planted within him: was he a traitor to his race? Equipped with only his commands Johnny embarks on an odyssey as he searches for the truth about his country, his culture, and his memory. However with every answer that he finds, there is something inside of him that becomes less clear. His quest to clear his conscience leads him from strip bars to courtrooms to hospitals to morgues, as he seeks the validation he needs to continue living complicity

English-language plays, Latinx stories

Admission to the Latinx New Play Festival is by suggested donation.  Donations can be made online through the ticket links included for each reading as well as through the Festival Pass link.  Please call the box office directly at 619.544.1000 to reserve your tickets for a different donation amount than the suggested amount included online.

*Click HERE for a Festival Pass ($30 suggested donation before fees) which includes tickets to all four readings, 57 Chevy, and access to a VIP Reception on Saturday, 8/31 at 6:30pm!

 
 
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