Knives and Other Sharp Objects
By RAÚL CASTILLO
Directed by FELIX SOLIS
CO-PRODUCED WITH LABYRINTH THEATER COMPANY
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With David Anzuelo, Candy Buckley, Noemi Del Rio, Michael Ray Escamilla, Ana Nogueira, Amanda Perez, Joselin Reyes, Angelo Rosso, Jaime Tirelli, Ed Vassallo
Public LAB is an annual series of new plays that lets you see more of the work you love from The Public and LAByrinth Theater Company in stripped-down productions for ONLY $10. Public LAB allows us to support more artists and gives you immediate access to new plays.
Cultures collide in Texas when two Latina sisters are shipped off to live with their more well-heeled family. A poignant story of family, coming of age, and the meaning of home. South Texan writer/actor Raúl Castillo is a member of The Public’s inaugural Emerging Writers Group and LAByrinth Theater Company. World Premiere.
New Extended Performance Schedules for Public LAB 2009 Shows!
Friday, March 27 - Sunday, April 19
Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday - Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday at 2pm & 7pm
No Performance/Unavailable: Sat 3/28 at 2pm, Sun 3/29 at 7pm
TUESDAY NIGHT PUBLIC LAB SPEAKER SERIES: Please join us for the Public LAB Speaker Series, Tuesday nights following the performance, which will consist of engaging post-show conversations with the artists and notable panelists. Be sure to check back for the most up-to-date schedule and information.
March 31st: The Influence of Border Culture and Familial Expectations in Shaping a Mexican-American Identity
Panelists will include: Raúl Castillo (playwright), Michael Ray Escamilla (actor), Mario Bosquez (playwright and host of "Living Today with Mario Bosquez" on Martha Stewart Living Radio), and Tanya Saracho (co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Teatro Luna. Moderator: Susana Tubert (Executive Director and co-founder of the Latino International Theater Festival of New York and Executive Producer, TeatroStageFest).
April 7th: Meet the Artists in KNIVES AND OTHER SHARP OBJECTS
Panelists will include: Raúl Castillo (playwright), Felix Solis (director), and cast members.
April 14th: Bringing the Latino Experience to the Stage: Latino Theater Artists in Conversation
Panelists will include: Jorge Igancio Cortinas (playwright), Migdalia Cruz (playwright), and Felix Solis (director). Moderator: Andrea Thome (playwright, actor, and Program Director of the Lark's US/Mexico Playwright Exchange).
The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public's year-round activities. Public LAB is made possible with the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional generous support is provided by the Ford Foundation and The Booth Ferris Foundation.
Check out the other PUBLIC LAB shows!
TALES OF AN URBAN INDIAN
By DARRELL DENNIS (Shuswap)
Directed by HERBIE BARNES (Ojibway)
February 20 - March 15
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON: THE CONCERT VERSION
Written and Directed by ALEX TIMBERS
Music and Lyrics by MICHAEL FRIEDMAN
May 5 - May 24
A NEW PLAY BY SUZAN-LORI PARKS
June 5 - June 28