Thursday, April 22, 2010

"Walking Home" Staged Reading 4/22-4/24

Tu Acuerdate que Yo Quiero Olvidar de Elaine Romero
Cansada con su vida y su incapacidad de querer y de ser querida, María el personaje central de la obra se corta las venas junto al oceano.María entra al mundo de su espíritu, un desierto seco donde se encuentra con la Mujer de Arena quien la guia a enfrentar sus temores ocacionados por una serie de conflictos. La mujer de Arena trae a su vez a otras mujeres que cuentan sus dolorosas historias ayudando a Maria a explorar su interior y a optar por vivir.

Walking Home by Elaine Romero
Tired of her life and her inability to love or be loved, Maria cuts her veins next to the Santa Monica Pier. She enters the world of her spirit, a dry desert, where she meets the "Woman in the Sand" who guides her to face her past. She brings with her other women who tell their painful stories, helping Maria not only remember her past but rewrite it and make the decision to live. The text uses stories of women on the Border.

4/22/10, Thursday 8pm
4/23/10, Friday 8pm
4/24/10, Saturday 2pm

Produced by Cecilia Copeland and Vanessa Mercado Taylor
Sponsored by Jose Delgado-Costa, OU Latin American Studies, Ohio University School of Theatre
Directed by Vanessa Mercado Taylor