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October 2020

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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May 2021

Season 38: renaissance en verso

A creative exploration of being human The Milagro familia is glad to be back with Season 38: renaissance en verso. The darkness of the pandemic is slowly starting to recede, and like the light at the end of the tunnel, we see the prospect of a new tomorrow, revealing a brighter path than the one we’ve traveled so far. Milagro’s season will apply a fresh approach to storytelling, the espectáculo, an exciting matrix of creative engagement events- conversations, exhibitions, performances,…

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March 2022

Antigone At The Border

Written by Marc Pinante
March 10 - March 26, 2022

An adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone, set in modern day, near the U.S.-Mexico border. This work centralizes themes of immigration and families affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The Antigone at The Border espectáculo will enter into conversations regarding immigration, listening to stories from those affected by it. We will hold community discussions and panels that will concentrate on immigrant communities and how they can be bound with conversations of racism and bias.

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May 2022

City Without Altar

Written by Jasminne Mendez
May 12 - May 28, 2022

Milagro is proud to produce the world premiere of City Without Altar by award winning, Dominican-American playwright, Jasminne Mendez. City Without Altar is a two-act play in verse that amplifies the voices and experiences of victims, survivors and living ancestors of the 1937 Haitian Massacre that occurred along the northwest Dominican/Haitian border during the Trujillo Era. Milagro’s espectaculo production includes a topical and verse-laden palabrada open mic with panels and workshops centered around the creative diaspora that is explores Dominican…

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