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October 2020

Huínca Tour

Marrichiweu – We shall overcome!
Written by Marilo Nuñez
Directed by Mandy Khoshnevisan
October 10 2020 - March 2021
A Teatro Milagro World Premiere | Bilingual

Manuel Huillipan, Mapuche Longko of the Lof Rankilko community, has been wrongfully jailed, accused of setting fire to land illegally purchased by the Arauco Forestal logging company. Millaray Cayancura, the Machi healer of Lof Rankilco, has tried prayers and offerings to her spirit guides to no avail, so she implores the help of a Huinca lawyer. She recruits Javiera Quintana, daughter of a Chilean exile, who has returned to Chile to help support the fight of the Mapuche. Javiera meets…

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Blast Off Tour

Education is what allows you to stand out!
Written by Maya Malán-González
Directed by Mandy Khoshnevisan
Digitally Touring Sep 2020 – Jun 2021
A Teatro Milagro World Premiere | Bilingual

A young passionate girl, Valentina, has been recently inspired by the first Latina astronaut, Dr. Ellen Ochoa. Valentina is now dreaming of a big, bright future of becoming an astronaut—one that many think is impossible, especially for a young Latina. Some of Valentina’s classmates cast her off, because she’s a girl and enjoys ballet. Even people in her family won’t support her ambition to become an astronaut. Just when it seems that she’s better off giving up on her dreams,…

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March 2021

Huelga Tour

¡Sí, se puede!
Written by Maya Malan-Gonzalez
Feb 2021-Jun 2021
A Teatro Milagro World Premiere | Bilingual

This historical narrative shares the struggles and accomplishments of Dolores Huerta, labor rights activist, and union organizer who co-founded the United Farm Workers. Huelga will launch in February for Teatro Milagro’s national tour and will be accompanied by the social justice curriculum from the UNIDAD Teacher Workbook, available in five bilingual formats. The Dolores Huerta Foundation has given their approval for this new biographical play. CAST Aurora Hernandez Aurora (she/her) graduated with a BA in theater performance, costume design, and…

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