The cast of A Xmas Cuento Remix has a special gift for you! They have come together to produce a virtual Zoom play reading of the virtual production that was originally set to be released on Dec. 4, 2020. The reading features music from the virtual production and new cast members including Olga Sanchez, Jonathan Hernandez, Lakin Valdz, and Maya Malan-González!
The virtual play reading will only be available for viewing from Dec. 23 until Dec. 25.
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¡Felices Fiestas! Happy Holidays!
A modern-day, Latinx take on Dickens' classic Christmas Carol, this new adaptation provides a fresh perspective on time-honored holiday traditions. Combining strong female leads, modern music, and holiday cheer, join us for a new Christmas cuento for today!
Anita Chapa has lost her job on Christmas Eve and with her family about to lose their house she must seek out help from her estranged Tia Dolores. Dolores Avara won’t be getting any sleep this Xmas Eve as she’ll be visited by some edgy carolers who will work to change this Scrooge from bad to good, reminding her of the importance of family and traditions.
Maya Malan-Gonzalez is a multidisciplinary artist focused on performing, writing and ensemble collaboration. She’s a lifelong member of Milagro in Portland, Oregon. Milagro commissioned her new TYA play, “Blast Off” as well as, “A Xmas Cuento Remix”, which had a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere Winter 2019 with Milagro, 16th Street Theater and The Cleveland Public Theatre. In addition, Maya is an ensemble member with Teatro Luna, her story “Down the Side of the Mountain” is featured in Teatro Luna’s Audible Original audiobook, “Talking While Female and Other Dangerous Acts”. Visit Teatrolunawest.org/blog to check out Maya’s blog series, “Learning WIth Maya”.
Maya is also a company member with Cara Mia Theatre, where she was last seen performing in “Deferred Action” and “De Troya”. She has performed at The Edinburg Fringe Festival (Edinburg), Fury Factory Festival (San Francisco), One Theatre World (Chicago), Carnaval of New Work (Chicago), and The Encuentro De Las Americas (Los Angeles). Maya received her B.F.A in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University with a concentration in Latino Studies.